TABLE 3.

Adolescents' Chance Estimates of Experiencing Positive and Negative Outcomes for Vaginal Versus Oral Sex, for Adolescents With and Without Oral Sex Intentions

IntentionsNo IntentionsF ValueP Value
Oral Sex, Mean % (SD)Vaginal Sex, Mean % (SD)Oral Sex, Mean % (SD)Vaginal Sex, Mean % (SD)
Risks
    Get chlamydia30.93 (2.16)51.87 (1.93)40.91 (1.48)54.24 (1.32)8.94.003
    Get HIV31.99 (2.26)49.07 (2.03)40.54 (1.54)51.31 (1.39)6.54.011
    Become pregnant10.48 (2.17)67.60 (1.76)19.68 (1.50)67.78 (1.22)8.33.004
    Relationship gets worse25.86 (1.94)36.98 (2.04)39.90 (1.32)44.46 (1.39)8.68.003
    Bad reputation28.77 (2.10)35.54 (2.14)41.69 (1.45)44.40 (1.47)3.53.061
    Get into trouble44.64 (2.51)59.93 (2.33)71.99 (1.71)77.60 (1.59)19.51.000
    Feel bad about self28.86 (2.49)40.07 (2.46)54.01 (1.71)61.76 (1.69)1.83.177
    Feel guilty25.12 (2.40)40.41 (2.43)59.31 (1.64)62.71 (1.67)27.52.000
Benefits
    Experience pleasure73.81 (2.64)83.69 (2.22)51.76 (1.83)66.23 (1.54)3.02.083
    Feel good about self55.63 (2.43)52.39 (2.40)33.32 (1.66)34.46 (1.64)2.53.112
    Be more popular32.44 (2.00)33.13 (2.02)23.97 (1.37)24.84 (1.38).008.928
    Relationship gets better48.79 (1.96)48.86 (1.87)35.72 (1.34)37.61 (1.28).695.405