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coitus

[′kō·əd·əs]
(zoology)
The act of copulation. Also known as intercourse.
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Commonest mechanism causing this injury in our study was non coital injury (66.66%) which is in accordance with the study conducted by Jana N [7] (67.3%).Among non coital injuries bicycle/automobile accidents were the commonest (23.07%)cattle horn injury (15.38%), fall from height 12.82%, straddle type injury (5.1%), foreign body (5.1%) and leech bite (5.1%) were the rest.
The overarching theme of Centrality of PVI was prominent in all three sub-themes, reflecting the coital imperative.
Data mining algorithm values of all clinically relevant reactions associated with levonorgestrel use Reaction IC ROR PRR Breast enlargement 1.16 1.7 1.7 Breast tenderness 12.38 3.7 3.68 Dysmenorrhea 9.72 3.46 3.44 Ectopic pregnancy 0.5 1.3 1.3 Menorrhagia 1.86 1.89 1.88 Menstruation delayed 28.24 4.53 4.49 Metrorrhagia 4.2 2.63 2.61 Nipple disorder 4.8 2.83 2.83 Pregnancy after post coital contraception 129.22 6.51 6.49 Premenstrual syndrome 0.52 1.5 1.5 Diarrhoea -0.26 -1.36 -1.34 Dysuria -0.37 -0.27 -0.27 Fungal infection -0.25 0.08 0.08 Muscle spasm -0.05 -0.18 -0.18 Pollakiuria -0.13 0.16 0.16 ROR: Reporting Odds Ratio, PRR: Proportional Reporting Ratio, IC: Information Component
Large values for [[sigma].sub.m] were not consistent with empirical data, implying either that as much as half of coital acts could be with extramarital partners or that self-reported extramarital sex partnering underestimates actual levels, or some combination of these two factors (coital acts frequency within and outside marital partnerships versus number of extramarital partners among married women).
Las mujeres que accedieron a la actividad sexual coital, porque asi lo deseaban, mostraron un promedio de IFSF mayor que las que no lo deseaban (p=0,018).
La valoracion del uso de condon en la primera relacion sexual se evaluo mediante la pregunta por si el, o la pareja habia usado preservativo en ese acto coital. Para el presente analisis se definieron seis variables sociodemograficas: 1)- genero (masculino o femenino); 2)-estrato social (I, II, III, IV) 3)- religion (cristiano catolico, cristiano no catolico, ateo, otro); 4)- tendencia sexual (heterosexual, homosexual o bisexual); 5)- edad de inicio de relaciones sexuales (antes de los 14 anos, entre los 15 y los 18 anos y despues de los 19 anos), 6)- edad (menor de 19 anos, entre 20 y 22 anos, y mayor a 23 anos).
The literature on age at first sexual intercourse is extensive but recent and factors that determine contraceptive use of female [2-7, 15, 16], but no research existed that examined differentials in factors of contraceptive use between females whose first coital activity was < 16 years and 16+ years old.
They point out that the highest adherence to the gel regimen--and the highest level of effectiveness--was achieved among women with the lowest coital frequency, suggesting that the gel may have the "potential to alter the course of the HIV epidemic in southern Africa" by protecting women who have "infrequent but very high-risk sex with migrant men." Thus, the researchers posit, "this antiretroviral microbicide could potentially fill an important HIV prevention gap, especially for women unable to successfully negotiate mutual monogamy or condom use."
Coital death: Coital death has often been attributed to various causes such as cardiac disease or intracerebral haemorrhage.
Del total de estudiantes encuestados, el 75,4% (147 estudiantes) presentan el antecedente de una relacion sexual coital que, al discriminarlos por semestres, corresponden al 61,3%, 75,0% y 94,3% de los estudiantes respectivamente, y proceden a contestar la totalidad de la encuesta.