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Table 1 Religiosity and the timing of FSI among students according to gender and year of survey

From: Religiosity differences in the transition to first intercourse before age 18 among Polish students

  Religion is important Religion is fairly important Religion is of little or no importance Total (n)
% of respondents
 Men 2001 33.5 37.1 29.4 100 (620)
2013 31.1 30.0 38.9 100 (453)
 Women 2001 45.8 41.5 12.7 100 (938)
2013 37.8 36.8 25.4 100 (971)
% of respondents having had FSI before the 18th birthday
 Men 2001 16.5 42.9 41.7 33.3
2013 21.5 43.6 47.5 38.0
 Women 2001 8.8 31.1 34.5 21.3
2013 18.2 37.5 43.9 31.7
Median age at first sexual intercourse (FSI)a
 Men 2001 22.00*** 18.83 18.41 19.42
2013 20.17*** 18.25 18.17 18.83
 Women 2001 22.17*** 19.33 18.92 20.42
2013 21.25*** 18.66 18.25 19.25
  1. ***p < 0.001
  2. aThe median age at first sexual intercourse was calculated for all the respondents using a survival technique (Kaplan-Meier)