publication . Book . 2005

Risky sexual behaviour among young men in Nepal

Dahal, Govinda P.; Hennink, Monique; Hinde, Andrew;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Feb 2005
  • Publisher: University of Southampton, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute
  • Country: United States
Abstract
We use the Nepal Adolescents and Young Adults (NAYA) Survey of 2000 to analyse the prevalence of sexual activity and risky sexual behaviour among Nepalese males aged 14-22 years. Risky sexual behaviour is considered to be characterised by having multiple partners, or having one non-regular partner with whom a condom was not used, in the 12 months before the survey. About 9 per cent of the sexually active married men aged 14-22 years, and about 20 per cent of sexually active single men in the same age group, are engaged in risky sexual behaviour. Logistic regression analysis shows that, among married men, those who are better educated and who have better educated...
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