TABLE 3

Bivariate Pearson Correlation Coefficients Among Demographic Characteristics, Covariates, Sexual Media Diet, and Sexual Behavior

Baseline Demographic CharacteristicsSexual Media Diet at BaselinePrecoital Sexual Activity at Follow-upSexual Intercourse Status at Follow-up
BlackWhiteBlackWhiteBlackWhite
Age0.17c0.10a0.20c0.15b0.26c0.14b
Male−0.32c−0.45c0.13b−0.090.12b−0.10a
Receives free lunch0.18c0.14b0.10b0.13c0.13b0.21c
Parent education−0.15b−0.31c0.02−0.18c−0.11a−0.24c
Early puberty0.040.15b0.22c0.080.13b0.06
Baseline covariates
Good relationship with mother−0.09a−0.09−0.10a−0.18c−0.12b−0.18c
Hands-on parenting−0.13b−0.16b−0.14b−0.30c−0.16c−0.24c
Parent disapproval of teen sex0.00−0.06−0.17c−0.23c−0.28c−0.32c
High religiosity0.010.18c0.03−0.03−0.05−0.02
Frequent religious attendance−0.09a−0.040.03−0.03−0.05−0.03
School connectedness−0.060.02−0.11a−0.13b−0.09−0.18c
Good grades−0.11a−0.16b−0.08−0.21c−0.16c−0.26c
Permissive peer sexual norms0.18c0.28c0.35c0.34c0.40c0.36c
Baseline sexual media diet1.001.000.15b0.38c0.13b0.30c
Sexual activity
Baseline precoital sexual activity0.19c0.29c0.57c0.55c0.47c0.45c
Follow-up precoital sexual activity0.15b0.38c1.001.000.54c0.55c
Baseline sexual intercourse status0.12b0.11a0.31c0.21c0.47c0.40c
Follow-up sexual intercourse status0.13b0.30c0.54c0.55c1.001.00
Minimum n480465496472497476