Table 2 : Bivariate analyses of factors associated with sexual
activity in older malaysian adolescents.

Variables Sexual activity P-value
Yes n (%) No n (%)
Gender      

Male 715 (8.90) 7322 (91.10) --
Female 263 (3.60) 7061 (96.41) <0.001

Ethnicity      

Malay 618 (6.23) 9307 (93.77) --
Chinese 264 (7.95) 3057 (92.05) --
Indian 35 (3.19) 1063 (96.81) --
Others 60 (6.17) 912 (93.83) <0.001

Level education      

Primary 42 (14.33) 251 (85.67) --
Secondary 889 (6.14) 13794 (93.86) --
Tertiary 7 (8.86) 74 (91.14) <0.001

Pornographic viewing      

Yes 702 (12.02) 5137 (88.98) --
No 249 (2.73) 8876 (97.27) <0.001

Masturbation      

Yes 534 (12.86) 3620 (87.15) --
No 410 (3.82) 10311 (96.18) <0.001

Risky behavior      

Yes 707 (18.04) 3211 (81.96) --
No 223 (4.86) 4365 (95.14) <0.001

History of abused      

Yes 180 (17.01) 878 (82.99) --
No 713 (5.25) 12860 (94.75) <0.001

Antisocial behavior      

Yes 434 (19.52) 1789 (80.48) --
No 519 (4.05) 12279 (95.94) <0.001

Low religiosity      

Yes 108 (12.56) 752 (87.44) <0.001
No 767 (5.7) 12611 (94.27) --

Note: Subtotal are not consistent because of missing data.

Awaluddin et al.Journal of Public Health Aspects  2015 2:1DOI : 10.7243/2055-7205-2-1