Table 1

 Changes in the prevalence of reported condom use in the past year*, 1990–2000, by gender and age group

Natsal 1990Natsal 2000Crude odds ratio (95% CI) for change 1990–2000Age adjusted odds ratio (95% CI) for change 1990–2000
% (95% CI)% (95% CI)
*At least once in the past year.
†Men reporting partner(s) of the opposite and/or same gender in the past year.
‡Unweighted, weighted denominators.
§Women reporting partner(s) of the opposite gender in the past year.
Men
p<0.0001p<0.0001
% of all men 16–44 (95% CI)43.3 (41.8 to 44.9)51.4 (49.7 to 53.2)1.38 (1.26 to 1.52)1.53 (1.39 to 1.68)
Denominator‡5013, 58034016, 4915
Men, by age group:
p<0.0001
% of men aged 16–24 (95% CI)61.0 (57.9 to 64.1)82.1 (79.2 to 84.7)2.93 (2.33 to 3.68)
Denominator1094, 1537930,1144
% of men aged 25–34 (95% CI)44.6 (42.2 to 47.0)51.2 (48.5 to 53.9)1.30 (1.13 to 1.51)
Denominator2080, 22741586, 1930
p = 0.007
% of men aged 35–44 (95% CI)28.2 (26.1 to 30.5)32.6 (30.0 to 35.2)1.23 (1.05 to 1.44)
Denominator1839, 19911500, 1841
Women§
p<0.0001p<0.0001
% of all women 16–44 (95% CI)30.6 (29.3 to 31.9)39.1 (37.6 to 40.6)1.46 (1.33 to 1.60)1.56 (1.43 to 1.71)
Denominator6574, 57665499, 4792
Women, by age group:
p<0.0001
% of women aged 16–24 (95% CI)42.0 (39.0 to 45.1)63.2 (60.0 to 66.3)2.37 (1.97 to 2.86)
Denominator1473, 15561122, 1117
% of women aged 25–34 (95% CI)31.4 (29.5 to 33.5)36.8 (34.6 to 39.1)1.27 (1.11 to 1.45)
Denominator2879, 22422300,1907
% of women aged 35–44 (95% CI)20.6 (18.8 to 22.5)26.3 (24.3 to 28.4)1.38 (1.18 to 1.61)
Denominator2222, 19682077, 1768