Table 4.

Simple Endorsement Frequencies of Sexual Behaviors for the Three Female Age Groups

Item No. (Abbreviated)2–5 Years Old
N = 287
6–9 Years Old
N = 171
10–12 Years Old
N = 96
 1. Dresses like opposite sex10.28.88.4
 2. Stands too close25.818.814.8
 3. Wants to be opposite sex8.53.54.2
 4. Touches sex parts in public15.16.52.2
 5. Masturbates with hand15.85.37.4
 6. Draws sex parts3.22.42.1
 7. Touches breasts43.715.91.1
 8. Masturbates with toy/object6.02.94.3
 9. Touches other child's sex parts8.81.21.1
10. Tries to have intercourse1.10.00.0
11. Puts mouth on sex parts0.00.00.0
12. Touches sex parts at home43.820.711.6
13. Touches adult's sex parts4.21.20.0
14. Touches animal's sex parts2.50.60.0
15. Makes sexual sounds2.81.80.0
16. Asks others to do sex acts0.40.00.0
17. Rubs body against people3.23.62.2
18. Puts objects in vagina/rectum2.80.00.0
19. Tries to look at people when they are nude26.920.55.3
20. Pretends toys are having sex1.13.63.2
21. Shows sex parts to adults13.85.42.2
22. Tries to look at pictures of nude people3.910.23.2
23. Talks about sex acts3.27.28.5
24. Kisses adults not known well6.02.41.1
25. Gets upset when adults kiss12.17.25.4
26. Overly friendly with men6.41.21.1
27. Kisses other children7.11.21.1
28. Talks flirtatiously7.16.05.3
29. Undresses other children2.10.00.0
30. Wants to watch TV nudity6.48.412.8
31. Puts tongue in mouth when kissing1.83.00.0
32. Hugs adults not known well12.86.64.3
33. Shows sex parts to children6.42.41.1
34. Undresses adults against their will2.11.20.0
35. Very interested in opposite sex15.213.928.7
36. Puts mouth on breasts4.32.40.0
37. Knows more about sex5.315.517.9
38. Other sexual behaviors3.12.70.0
Mean total score (SD)4.7 (4.8)2.7 (3.5)2.2 (3.5)