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Table 4 Comparison of risky sexual behavior among Nigerian naval personnel who had experienced transfers

From: Knowledge of AIDS and HIV risk-related sexual behavior among Nigerian naval personnel

Variable Posted abroad (N = 118) Local transfer (N = 273) P value
Had ever had sex with a female sex worker 52 (39.1%) 81 (32.8%) 0.030*
Had sex with a sex worker in 6 months preceding survey 6 (25%) 18 (22.2%) 0.027*
Did not use a condom during last sexual encounter with a sex worker 22 (42.3%) 41 (52%) 0.027*
Had sex with multiple partners (2 or more persons) 62 (52.2%) 100 (36.6%) 0.004*
Mean number of non-primary sex partners 2.8 2.0 0.003*
  1. * These are significant