SEXID2: Q1286: Best describes your sexual behavior

Q1286. I'd like you to tell me which of the following statements best describes your sexual behavior? (Choose one)

1 I have sex only with men 1,36729.2%
2 I have sex mostly with men, but occasionally with women 67214.3%
3 I have sex with about equal numbers of men and women 1843.9%
4 I have sex mostly with women, but occasionally with men 48710.4%
5 I have sex only with women 1,89340.4%
6 I have never had sex 230.5%
Missing Data
-8 Refuse to Answer 571.2%
. - 50.1%
Total 4,688 100%

Based upon 4,626 valid cases out of 4,688 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 3.20
  • median: 4.00
  • mode: 5.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 6
  • standard deviation: 1.75

Location: 2259-2260 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: -8 , -4 , .


Source: This variable was taken from: Sexual Acquisition and Transmission of HIV Cooperative Agreement Program (SATHCAP), 2006-2008 [United States] Restricted Use Files.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.