TABLE 2.

Adolescents' Chance Estimates of Experiencing Positive and Negative Outcomes for Vaginal Compared With Oral Sex

Vaginal Sex, Mean % (SD)Oral Sex, Mean % (SD)F ValueP Value
Risks
    Get chlamydia52.98 (25.40)37.55 (28.86)105.69.000
    Get HIV49.92 (26.77)37.64 (30.06)77.01.000
    Become pregnant67.63 (23.41)16.71 (29.31)824.86.000
    Relationship gets worse42.13 (26.86)35.61 (26.41)37.47.000
    Bad reputation41.46 (28.60)37.58 (28.54)10.54.001
    Get into trouble71.71 (31.86)63.16 (35.56)64.77.000
    Feel bad about self54.81 (34.11)45.90 (34.91)31.70.000
    Feel guilty55.42 (33.85)48.19 (35.43)46.95.000
Benefits
    Experience pleasure72.03 (30.44)59.19 (36.41)43.93.000
    Feel good about self40.01 (32.58)40.26 (33.75).000.999
    Be more popular27.13 (26.76)26.85 (26.94).066.797
    Relationship gets better41.29 (25.29)39.71 (26.53).310.578