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Women were asked whether they had ever had a sexual experience of any kind with another female. Men were asked whether they had performed any of four specific sexual acts with another male. The question asked of women may have elicited more "yes" answers than the questions asked of men. Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Sexual Behavior and Selected Health Measures: Men and Women 15–44 Years of Age, United States, 2002, Advance Data, No. 7 Note: The questions about same-sex sexual contact in the National Survey of Family Growth were worded differently for men and women.

Among never-married girls aged 15 to 19, 29 percent had only one partner in the past year compared with 14 percent with two or more partners. Among their male counterparts, 22 percent had one partner and 18 percent had two or more. ■ A younger age at first sexual intercourse is associated with a larger number of sex partners. 9 Age Aged 15 to 17 Aged 18 to 19 1,496 1,447 6,099 Note: “–” means not applicable. Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Teenagers in the United States: Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Childbearing, 2002; Vital and Health Statistics Series 23, No.

SEXUAL INITIATION Most Women Had Mixed Feelings about First Sexual Intercourse Most men really wanted it to happen. ” In contrast, only one-third of men were conflicted about having sex the first time, while 62 percent say they really wanted it to happen. One out of ten women aged 18 to 24 who first had intercourse before age 20 say the encounter was involuntary. The younger the women at sexual initiation, the more likely first intercourse was coerced. Eighteen percent of women aged 14 or younger at first intercourse say it was involuntary compared with 5 percent of those aged 18 to 19 the first time.

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