Table 4

 Reason for condom use in the past year reported in Natsal 2000, by gender and age group

Men*Women*
Age group:Age group
16–2425–3435–44All 16–4416–2425–3435–44All 16–44
p Value for variation by age groupp<0.0001p<0.0001
Reason for condom use in the past year:% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)
*Respondents reporting partner(s) of the opposite gender in the past year.
†Unweighted, weighted denominators.
To prevent pregnancy54.0 (49.8 to 58.2)75.2 (71.7 to 78.4)85.3 (82.0 to 88.1)69.6 (67.3 to 71.7)58.5 (53.8 to 63.0)79.5 (76.6 to 81.6)83.7 (80.2 to 86.6)72.8 (70.5 to 74.9)
To protect against STIs/HIV15.8 (12.9 to 19.1)10.8 (8.5 to 13.6)8.9 (6.7 to 11.8)12.2 (10.7 to 13.9)21.1 (17.5 to 25.2)8.5 (6.5 to 10.3)9.1 (6.8 to 12.1)13.2 (11.6 to 15.1)
Both reasons equal30.2 (26.5 to 34.2)14.1 (11.7 to 16.8)5.8 (4.2 to 7.9)18.2 (16.5 to 20.2)20.4 (16.8 to 24.5)12.2 (10.1 to 14.8)7.3 (5.5 to 9.6)14.0 (12.4 to 15.9)
Total100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Denominator†707, 861782, 891468, 5281957, 2280594, 610787, 629532, 4101913, 1648