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Table 4 Sexual behaviors and substance use among adolescents living with HIV from 11 ART clinics in Cambodia

From: Characteristics of adolescents living with HIV receiving care and treatment services in antiretroviral therapy clinics in Cambodia: descriptive findings from a cross-sectional study

  Total
(n = 328)
Males
(n = 169)
Females
(n = 159)
 
n (%) n (%) n (%) P-value*
Sexual behaviors  
Had a boy (girl) friend in the past 12 months 0.41
 No 260 (79.3) 137 (81.1) 123 (77.4)  
 Yes 68 (20.7) 32 (18.9) 36 (22.6)  
Had sexual intercourse in the past 12 months 0.04
 No 321 (97.9) 168 (99.4) 153 (96.2)  
 Yes 7 (2.1) 1 (0.6) 6 (3.8)  
Condom use at last sexual intercourse NA
 No 7 (100) 1 (100) 6 (100)  
 Yes 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)  
Substance use  
Ever smoked tobacco 0.12
 No 322 (98.2) 164 (97.0) 158 (99.4)  
 Yes 6 (1.8) 5 (3.0) 1 (0.6)  
Ever used alcohol 0.07
 No 267 (81.4) 144 (85.2) 123 (77.4)  
 Yes 61 (18.6) 25 (14.8) 36 (22.6)  
Ever used any kind of illicit drugs 0.07
 No 325 (99.1) 169 (100) 156 (98.1)  
 Yes 3 (0.9) 0 (0.0) 3 (1.9)  
  1. Values are number (%) for categorical variables and mean (standard deviation) for continuous variables
  2. * Chi-square test or Fisher’s exact test as appropriate was used for continuous variables and Student’s t-test for continuous variables