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Table 1 Characteristics of 9259 respondents stratified by gender

From: Self-reported genital warts among sexually-active university students: a cross-sectional study

Variables Males Females Total
(N. 3742) (N. 5517) (N. 9259)
Age groups [n (%)]
 18–20 1735 (46.4) 2771 (50.2) 4506 (48.7)
 21–24 1477 (39.5) 2197 (39.8) 3674 (39.7)
 25–29 314 (8.4) 346 (6.3) 660 (7.1)
 30+ 216 (5.8) 203 (3.7) 419 (4.5)
Age at time of first sexual intercourse (mean ± SD)
 18–20 16.9 (1.2) 16.7 (1.3) 16.8 (1.3)
 21–24 17.3 (1.8) 17.2 (1.8) 17.2 (1.8)
 25–29 17.9 (2.3) 17.8 (2.3) 17.8 (2.3)
 30+ 18.5 (3.5) 18.4 (2.7) 18.5 (3.1)
Sex partners in the last 24 months [n (%)]
  ≤ 1 2579 (68.9) 4218 (76.5) 6797 (73.4)
  ≥ 2 1163 (31.1) 1299 (23.5) 2462 (26.6)
Relationship [n (%)]
 exclusive 1497 (40.0) 3187 (57.8) 4684 (50.6)
 not exclusive 506 (13.5) 477 (8.6) 983 (10.6)
 single 1739 (46.5) 1853 (33.6) 3592 (38.8)
Sexual orientation [n (%)]
 heterosexual 3535 (94.5) 5188 (94.0) 8723 (94.2)
 homosexual 112 (3.0) 67 (1.2) 179 (1.9)
 bisexual 95 (2.5) 262 (4.7) 357 (3.9)
Other sexually-transmitted infections [n (%)]       
 no 3627 (96.9) 5249 (95.1) 8876 (95.9)
 yes 115 (3.1) 268 (4.9) 383 (4.1)
Condom use [n (%)]
 no 594 (15.9) 1547 (28.0) 2141 (23.1)
 occasionally 647 (17.3) 922 (16.7) 1569 (16.9)
 yes 2318 (61.9) 2783 (50.4) 5101 (55.1)
 not specified 183 (4.9) 265 (4.8) 448 (4.8)
Smoking [n (%)]
 no 2479 (66.2) 3878 (70.3) 6357 (68.7)
 ex-smoker 366 (9.8) 399 (7.2) 765 (8.3)
 yes 897 (24.0) 1240 (22.5) 2137 (23.1)
Alcohol intake [n (%)]
 No 491 (13.1) 1113 (20.2) 1604 (17.3)
 occasionally 3030 (81.0) 4312 (78.2) 7342 (79.3)
 Every day 221 (5.9) 92 (1.7) 313 (3.4)
HPV vaccination [n (%)]
 18–20 33 (0.9) 1473 (26.7) 1506 (16.3)
 21–24 12 (0.3) 515 (9.3) 527 (5.7)
 25–29 2 (0.1) 40 (0.7) 42 (0.5)
 30+ 2 (0.1) 3 (0.1) 5 (0.1)