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sexual intercourse

the act carried out for procreation or for pleasure in which the insertion of the male's erect penis into the female's vagina is followed by rhythmic thrusting usually culminating in orgasm; copulation; coitus
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In the survey of 20,000 male high school students, 19.0 percent of the non-Hispanic blacks reported having sexual intercourse before the age of 13, 4.4 percent of the non-Hispanic whites, 9.0 percent of Hispanics and 7.8 of those classified as others.
For both males and females from 1992 to 2003, there was a decreasing trend in the prevalence of youth who had ever had sexual intercourse, and in the prevalence of sexual intercourse before age 14, but an increasing trend in the prevalence of those who used condoms at last intercourse (Saewyc et al., 2008).
And while remaining conscious, she lost control of herself, so Pedring was able to have sexual intercourse with her.
Figure 3-4 showed the prevalence of sexual intercourse among adolescents by sex and parents educational level.
Regarding the analysis of this paper, university students who had never had a sexual intercourse and those who had not had a sexual intercourse in the 12 months prior to data collection were excluded.
The study also found that reasons like being in love with the first person they have sexual intercourse with and the fact that they haven't found a person were important factors too along with the fear of pregnancy, STIs or HIV, and being too shy to initiate sex.
Logistic regression analyses were used to account for all available estimates; control for changes in sex, grade, and race/ ethnicity over time; and assess statistically significant (p<0.05) long-term linear and quadratic trends in ever having had sexual intercourse during 2005-2015.
Age at first sexual intercourse is a marker of behavioural and health risks (3) and is an important indicator for exposure to heterosexual Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) transmission (4).
Women with SCI commonly experience many concerns and fears about expressing their sexuality and most importantly, the fear of engaging in sexual intercourse. They must be prepared to understand and manage the physiological changes of SCI.
The Committee also said there was a misconception that the test was conducted to judge if the woman was habituated to sexual intercourse and that the test was purely to examine genital organs for forced penetration, document injuries and collect samples.
Under Polish law there is a criminal offence where members of close family engage in a sexual relationship with each other (with the obvious exception of sexual intercourse between a husband and a wife).