Variable Group: Sexual history

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This variable group provides information on the respondent's sexual experience including whether she has ever had sex (and if not, why not), century month of first sex, age at first sex, the age of her first sexual partner at first sex, her relationship to him, whether she is still having sex with him, the date she last had sex with him, whether she has had sex after her first period (menarche), and century month of and age at her first sex after menarche. It also includes information on the number of male sexual partners she has had in her lifetime, in the last 12 months, and prior to marriage. Additional variables capture her experience with sex education, including whether she ever talked with her parents about how pregnancy occurs, birth control, or sexually transmitted diseases, as well as whether (and in what grade) she received formal education on how pregnancy occurs, how to say no to sex, and STDs.

Variables
IFSS_MON12PRT IFSS_LIFEPRT_HI IFSS_LIFEPRT IFSS_LIFEPRT_LO
IFSS_MON12PRT_HI IFSS_MON12PRT_LO IFSS_USEFSTSX IFSS_WHICH1ST
IFSS_INSTNOSX IFSS_INSTSTDS IFSS_KNOWFP IFSS_CMFPLAST
IFSS_FPAGE IFSS_FREQSEX IFSS_PTSB4MAR IFSS_PTSB4MAR_HI
IFSS_PTSB4MAR_LO IFSS_SEXAFMEN IFSS_SEXEDGRD IFSS_SEXEDPR
IFSS_SEXINST IFSS_STDSTLK IFSS_STILFPSX IFSS_YNOSEX
IFSS_CMFSTSEX IFSS_CMSEXAFM IFSS_DKAGEFSX IFSS_DKAGESXAFM
IFSS_HWBTHCON IFSS_NOSXGRD IFSS_EVERSEX IFSS_FIRSTIME
IFSS_AGEFSTSX IFSS_AGESXAFM

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