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Table 5 Sexual behaviour by ethnic origin and current residence among young men and women (ages 15–24) in Antananarivo and Antsiranana, Madagascar, 2009

From: Consuming sex: the association between modern goods, lifestyles and sexual behaviour among youth in Madagascar

  Percent reporting 2+ sexual partners in last 12 months Percent ever exchanged sex in order to receive gifts/money
  Men Women Women
Ethnic origin- overall   
Imerina origin 28.5 2.0 1.8
  (n = 347) (n = 303) (n = 335)
Other origin 35.7 17.9 14.0
  (n = 154) (n = 151) (n = 172)
Ethnic origin- Urban Antananarivo
Imerina origin 30.2 0.0 0.0
  (n = 126) (n = 80) (n = 88)
Other origin 41.9 20.7 2.7
  (n = 31) (n = 29) (n = 37)
Ethnic origin- Peri-Urban Antananarivo
Imerina origin 20.6 2.8 5.0
  (n = 97) (n = 109) (n = 119)
Other origin 35% 10.5 4.4
  (n = 20) (n = 19) (n = 23)
Ethnic origin- Rural Antananarivo
Imerina origin 33.0 1.9 0.0
  (n = 112) (n = 108) (n = 122)
Ethnic origin - Urban Antsiranana
Other origin 35.0 19.6 21.0
  (n = 100) (n = 97) (n = 97)
  1. Note: “n” reflects denominator.