World Health & Population

World Health & Population July 2003 .doi:10.12927/whp.2003.17624

Reproductive Health Behavior Among Adolescents and Young Adults in a Semi-Urban District in Uganda

Bannet Ndyanabangi, Walter Kipp, James Odit, Bernard Mwijuka, Robinah Mirembe and James Ntozi


This article presents findings from a reproductive health study conducted in 1999 among 464 Ugandan adolescents and young adults in the age group from 10-24 years. A high percentage (23% males, 29% females) reported to practice non-penetrative sex such as petting. Masturbation was reportedly practiced by 5% of participants (7% males, 4% females).

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