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Table 4 Self-reported sexual activity and contraceptive among students in Costa Rica, by grade

From: Salud Mesoamérica 2015 Initiative: design, implementation, and baseline findings

Grade Gender Number of students Sexually active Condom use, among sexually active students* Contraceptive use, among sexually active students*
N % SE (%) N % SE (%) N % SE (%)
7 Both 236 22 5 2 15 73 11 21 98 2
Female 126 16 6 3 11 81 9 15 97 3
Male 110 6 3 2 4 53 27 6 100 0
8 Both 217 41 12 4 22 51 11 34 82 8
Female 127 24 16 6 8 30 16 18 72 15
Male 88 16 8 4 14 93 4 15 98 2
9 Both 214 43 27 7 31 69 16 38 96 2
Female 140 28 28 10 17 57 21 23 94 4
Male 72 14 26 9 14 100 - 14 100 0
10 Both 202 46 21 4 32 75 6 37 81 7
Female 131 27 22 6 16 70 7 20 77 8
Male 71 19 20 7 16 86 10 17 90 10
11 Both 42 10 41 8 8 83 15 8 83 15
Female 22 3 9 7 3 100 - 3 100 -
Male 20 7 71 18 5 80 18 5 80 18
  1. *Effective sample size of sexually active students may be smaller due to exclusion of observations with missing data on contraceptive use.