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Table 3 Prevalences of past-year sexual activity and partner number among U.S. women and men, by age, relationship status and race

From: Herpes simplex virus type 2 seropositivity and relationship status among U.S. adults age 20 to 49: a population-based analysis

  Any sexapartner in the past year, % (95% CI) 2 or more sexapartners in the past year, % (95% CI)
  Black White, Hispanic or Other Black White, Hispanic or Other
  Married or cohabitating
(n = 968)
Unpartnered
(n = 1064)
Married or cohabitating
(n = 5409)
Unpartnered
(n = 2127)
Married or cohabitating
(n = 173)
Unpartnered
(n = 536)
Married or cohabitating
(n = 418)
Unpartnered
(n = 933)
Women
Age, y
        
   20-24 100.0
(100.0, 100.0)
89.4
(84.6, 94.2)
99.2
(98.4, 100.0)
72.6
(66.7, 78.6)
15.0
(4.7, 25.3)
34.0
(25.9, 42.1)
10.3
(6.7, 14.0)
29.1
(24.0, 34.1)
   25-29 96.0
(91.0, 100.0)
83.2
(76.3, 90.1)
99.6
(99.1, 100.0)
83.4
(78.1, 88.8)
17.1
(6.0, 28.2)
36.4
(27.0, 45.8)
8.6
(5.7, 11.6)
40.4
(34.2, 46.7)
   30-34 97.8
(94.7, 100.0)
87.4
(82.4, 92.3)
98.4
(97.2, 99.6)
74.5
(65.8, 83.2)
11.1
(4.9, 17.2)
36.6
(28.7, 44.4)
7.1
(4.3, 9.8)
30.4
(21.8, 38.9)
   35-39 98.8
(97.0, 100.0)
79.3
(70.9, 87.8)
98.1
(96.4, 99.8)
78.8
(72.8, 84.7)
9.9
(3.5, 16.4)
29.1
(20.4, 37.9)
4.1
(2.2, 5.9)
26.2
(19.1, 33.3)
   40-44 97.0
(92.7, 100.0)
80.3
(73.7, 86.8)
97.2
(95.1, 99.2)
62.9
(55.0, 70.8)
6.8
(0.8, 12.8)
21.1
(13.7, 28.4)
3.6
(1.9, 5.4)
20.9
(14.9, 26.9)
   45-49 93.8
(89.5, 98.1)
62.6
(51.6, 73.6)
93.7
(91.4, 96.0)
54.7
(45.5, 63.8)
11.8
(4.4, 19.1)
18.8
(10.8, 26.7)
2.8
(1.4, 4.2)
11.6
(6.3, 17.0)
Men
Age, y
        
   20-24 97.0
(91.2, 100.0)
83.1
(78.0, 88.2)
99.3
(98.4, 100.0)
76.9
(72.3, 81.5)
23.9
(9.2, 38.6)
59.5
(53.3, 65.7)
16.4
(9.8, 22.9)
44.5
(39.8, 49.3)
   25-29 94.1
(88.2, 100.0)
90.9
(84.9, 96.9)
97.9
(96.8, 99.1)
78.9
(74.9, 82.9)
26.7
(14.9, 38.6)
61.0
(51.3, 70.6)
12.8
(9.7, 15.9)
41.0
(34.3, 47.6)
   30-34 94.9
(90.4, 99.4)
83.6
(72.8, 94.4)
98.1
96.5, 99.7)
77.9
(70.6, 85.2)
20.1
(10.3, 29.8)
57.1
(43.8, 70.5)
7.8
(4.9, 10.7)
45.7
(35.6, 55.7)
   35-39 96.7
(92.7, 100.0)
78.7
(68.4, 88.9)
95.9
(94.4, 97.3)
76.3
(67.2, 85.5)
25.8
(17.3, 34.3)
46.2
(34.5, 57.8)
6.5
(4.6, 8.4)
32.2
(23.2, 41.1)
   40-44 96.8
(93.6, 100.0)
77.0
(66.5, 87.5)
96.1
(94.2, 98.1)
70.4
(61.9, 78.9)
18.7
(10.4, 27.0)
47.3
(35.4, 59.2)
6.2
(4.0, 8.3)
33.2
(25.0, 41.5)
   45-49 97.2
(94.0, 100.0)
82.4
(73.2, 91.5)
95.5
(93.4, 97.6)
62.4
(53.0, 71.8)
26.1
(17.5, 34.6)
56.1
(44.0, 68.3)
4.0
(2.5, 5.4)
24.2
(17.2, 31.2)
  1. aSex is defined as oral, vaginal or anal sex with a male or female partner.