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Last update: Jun 2011

Higher-risk sex: condom use, multiple partners and sex before age 15

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Countries % who used condom at last higher–risk sex, 2005–2009* % of young people (15–24 years old) who had sex with more than one partner in the last
12 months (2005–2010*)**
% of young people (15–24 years old) with multiple partners and who used a condom at last sex
(2005–2010*)**
% of young people (15–19 years old) who had sex before age 15
(2005–2010*)**
Source
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
Afghanistan–––––––––
Albania55256<155–11DHS 2008-2009
Algeria–––––––––
Andorra–––––––––
Angola–––––––––
Antigua and Barbuda–––––––––
Argentina–––––––––
Armenia86–13079–3<1DHS 2005
Australia–––––––––
Austria–––––––––
Azerbaijan31–9029–1<1DHS 2006
Bahamas–––––––––
Bahrain–––––––––
Bangladesh–––––––––
Barbados–––––––––
Belarus–––––––––
Belgium–––––––––
Belize–50–1––––MICS 2006
Benin452810145271313DHS 2006
Bhutan–––––––––
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 49-14–41–107DHS 2008
Bosnia and Herzegovina–71–––––1MICS 2006
Botswana–––––––––
Brazil–––––––33PNDS 2006
Brunei Darussalam–––––––––
Bulgaria7057––––––National Committee on Prevention of AIDS and STDs at the Council of Ministers, Dec. 2005
Burkina Faso–64–1–71x–6MICS 2006
Burundi–25–1–––3MICS 2005
Cambodia84–1<175–<11DHS 2005 and DHS 2010, Preliminary Report
Cameroon–62–5–68–13MICS 2006
Canada–––––––––
Cape Verde795633480643211INE, IDSR–II 2005
Central African Republic604121673591229MICS 2006
Chad–––––––
Chile–––––––––
China–––––––––
Colombia–36–6–39–14DHS 2010
Comoros–––––––––
Congo382021940262423DHS 2005 and AIS 2009
Cook Islands–––––––––
Costa Rica–––––––––
Cτte d'Ivoire533920562451720Aids Indicator Survey 2005
Croatia–––––––––
Cuba–––––––––
Cyprus–––––––––
Czech Republic–––––––––
Democratic People's Republic of Korea–––––––––
Democratic Republic of the Congo27171432291818DHS 2007
Denmark–––––––––
Djibouti5126––––––Unicef/Ministry of Youth and Sports–Knowledge, attitudes, and practice study of young Djiboutians 2006
Dominica–––––––––
Dominican Republic704423562342114DHS 2007
Ecuador–––––––––
Egypt–––––––––
El Salvador–––––––––
Equatorial Guinea–––––––––
Eritrea–––––––––
Estonia–––––––––
Ethiopia50281<1––211DHS 2005
Fiji–––––––––
Finland–––––––––
France–––––––––
Gabon–––––––––
Gambia–54–1–64x–4MICS 2005-2006
Georgia–––––––––
Germany–––––––––
Ghana46286261x43x48MICS 2006 and DHS 2008
Greece–––––––––
Grenada–––––––––
Guatemala–––––27x2929ENSMI 2008-2009
Guinea372619239281820DHS 2005
Guinea-Bissau–39–6–58–22MICS 2006
Guyana68629262–118AIDS Indicator Survey 2005
Haiti432920251234215Enquκte Mortalitι, Morbiditι et Utilisation des Services 2005-2006
Holy See–––––––––
Honduras–24–1–27–10DHS 2005–2006
Hungary–––––––––
Iceland–––––––––
India37222<13217x38National Family Health Survey-3 2005-2006
Indonesia–––––––––
Iran (Islamic Republic of)–––––––––
Iraq–––––––––
Ireland–––––––––
Israel–––––––––
Italy–––––––––
Jamaica–––––––––
Japan–––––––––
Jordan–––––––––
Kazakhstan–––––––––
Kenya64408267372212DHS 2008-2009
Kiribati–––––––––
Kuwait–––––––––
Kyrgyzstan–56–1–––<1MICS 2006
Lao People's Democratic Republic–––––––––
Latvia–––––––––
Lebanon–––––––––
Lesotho––2146048269DHS 2009
Liberia22141572816919DHS 2007
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya–––––––––
Liechtenstein–––––––––
Lithuania–––––––––
Luxembourg–––––––––
Madagascar––18343817DHS 2008-2009
Malawi58406146481614MICS 2006
Malaysia–––––––––
Maldives–––––––<1DHS 2009
Mali361762288624DHS 2006
Malta–––––––––
Marshall Islands22910523x9x2515DHS 2007
Mauritania–––––––––
Mauritius–––––––––
Mexico––––––1117Encuesta Nacional de Juventad 2005
Micronesia (Federated States of)–––––––––
Monaco–––––––––
Mongolia–––––––<1RHS 2008
Montenegro–66–<1–––<1MICS 2005
Morocco–––––––––
Mozambique–4416437332723AIS 2009
Myanmar–––––––––
Namibia81641128274197DHS 2006-2007
Nauru1710––17x8x3515DHS 2007
Nepal78–2<159x–36DHS 2006
Netherlands–––––––––
New Zealand–––––––––
Nicaragua–––––––13ENDESA 2006-2007
Niger3718y2<142x–526DHS 2006
Nigeria4936615629615DHS 2008
Niue–––––––––
Norway–––––––––
Occupied Palestinian Territory–––––––––
Oman–––––––––
Pakistan–––––––––
Palau–––––––––
Panama–––––––––
Papua New Guinea5035––––44DHS 2006
Paraguay–––7–51–7Encuesta Nacional de Demografia y Salud Reproductiva 2008
Peru–36–1–38x–6DHS 2007 and DHS 2009
Philippines–13–––––2DHS 2008
Poland–––––––––
Portugal–––––––––
Qatar–––––––––
Republic of Korea–––––––––
Republic of Moldova7660172603091DHS 2005 and National Representative Survey on Youth's KAP Regarding HIV/AIDS 2008
Romania–––––––––
Russian Federation–––––––––
Rwanda40261<1––155DHS 2005
Saint Kitts and Nevis–––––––––
Saint Lucia–––––––––
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines–––––––––
Samoa–––––––––
San Marino–––––––––
Sao Tome and Principe635412259–1210DHS 2008-2009
Saudi Arabia–––––––––
Senegal5236616433139DHS 2005
Serbia–74–2–80x–1MICS 2005
Seychelles–––––––––
Sierra Leone221010429121122DHS 2008
Singapore–––––––––
Slovakia–––––––––
Slovenia–––––––––
Solomon Islands2617––39181615DHS 2007
Somalia–––––––––
South Africa–––––––––
Spain–––––––––
Sri Lanka–––––––––
Sudan–––––––––
Suriname–49–3–80–9MICS 2006
Swaziland70541026751x57DHS 2006-2007
Sweden–––––––––
Switzerland–––––––––
Syrian Arab Republic–––––––––
Tajikistan–––––––––
Thailand–––––––––
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia–70–1–36x–1MICS 2005–2006
Timor-Leste––1–––11DHS 2009-2010
Togo–50–3–50–12MICS 2006
Tonga–––––––––
Trinidad and Tobago–51–3–67–5MICS 2006
Tunisia–––––––––
Turkey–––––––––
Turkmenistan–––––––––
Tuvalu44y–––––192DHS 2007
Uganda55389245391412DHS 2006
Ukraine7168163646331DHS 2007
United Arab Emirates–––––––––
United Kingdom–––––––––
United Republic of Tanzania494612336321111HMIS 2007-2008 and DHS 2010, Preliminary Report
United States–––––––––
Uruguay–––––––––
Uzbekistan–61–<1––––MICS 2006
Vanuatu–––––––––
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)–––––––––
Viet Nam68–<10––<11AIDS Indicator Survey 2005
Yemen–––––––––
Zambia3933514342x97DHS 2007, Sexual Behavior Survey 2009
Zimbabwe6842715938x55DHS 2005-2006


Summary Indicators† % who used condom at last higher–risk sex, 2005–2009* % of young people (15–24 years old) who had sex with more than one partner in the last
12 months (2005–2010*)**
% of young people (15–24 years old) with multiple partners and who used a condom at last sex
(2005–2010*)**
% of young people (15–19 years old) who had sex before age 15
(2005–2010*)**
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
Africa48348247321114
Sub-Saharan Africa48348247321114
Eastern and Southern Africa54378245341112
West and Central Africa43339248311016
Middle East and North Africa––––––––
Asia––2z<1z34z17z3z7z
South Asia38222<1331738
East Asia and Pacific––––––––
Latin America and Caribbean–––––––22
CEE/CIS––––––––
Industrialized countries––––––––
Developing countries–––1z––6z11z
Least developed countries––92––1113
World–––––––11z

AIS: AIDS Indicator Surveys
DHS: Demographic and Health Surveys
ENDESA: Encuesta Nicaragόense de Demografνa y Salud (Nicaragua)
ENSMI: Encuesta Nacional de Salud Materno Infantil (Guatemala)
HMIS: HIV/AIDS and Malaria Indicator Survey (United Republic of Tanzania)
INE: Instituto Nacional de Estatνstica (Cape Verde)
ISDR: Inquιrito Demogrαfico e de Saϊde Reprodutiva (Cape Verde)
KAP: knowledge, attitude and practice
MICS: Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys
PNDS: Pesquisa Nacional de Demografia e Saϊde (Brazil)
RHS: Reproductive Health Survey (Mongolia)

 

DEFINITIONS OF THE INDICATORS             
Condom use at last higher-risk sex: Percentage of young men and women (15–24 years old) who say they used a condom the last time they had sex with a non-marital, non-cohabiting partner, of those who have had sex with such a partner during the past 12 months.             
Sex with more than one partner in the last 12 months: Percentage of young men and women (15–24 years old) who have had sexual intercourse with more than one partner in the last 12 months.             
Condom use with multiple partners: Percentage of young men and women (15–24 years old) who had more than one partner in the past 12 months reporting the use of a condom during their last sexual intercourse.             
Sex before age 15: Percentage of young people (15–19 years old) who say they had sex before age 15.             
             
NOTES             
             
–   Data not available.             
*   Data refer to the most recent year available during the period specified in the column heading.             
**   United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS (2001) indicator.             
x   Based on small denominators (typically 25–49 unweighted cases).             
y   Data refer to years or periods other than those specified in the column heading, differ from the standard definition or refer to only part of a country. Such data are included in the calculation of regional and global averages.             
z   Excludes China.
†   Regional averages are calculated only for the population representing 50 per cent or more of the region's total population of interest.