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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample by gender and place of birth

From: Sexual behavioural differences and risk-taking differences among born-abroad and native university students in Italy

Characteristics Born in Italy Born abroad
Male Female Male Female
Total SELFY sample size 3874 3466 171 234
Median age at interview 20.7 20.5 21.1 21.2
Interquartile range (p75-p25) 1.5 1.3 1.8 2.2
Median age at first sexa 17.9 18.0 17.8 18.8
Interquartile range (p75-p25) 3.6 4.0 3.4 4.5
% that had first sexual intercourse 79.6 76.8 84.3 77.5
Among which:     
 % that had extra-couple sexual intercourse 23.6 13.3 33.5 18.7
 % that had occasional sexual intercourse 52.8 28.8 69.5 23.2
 % that had numerous sexual partnersb 43.6 34.8 50.1 36.7
  1. aKM survivor estimates
  2. bMore than two partners (higher than the mean number of the distribution)
  3. Source: our elaborations on SELFY data