In this model, testing positive for an STI is regressed on the sex ratio, separate dummy variables for having engaged in noncommercial premarital sex and in commercial sex, and the other covariates. Other studies focus on the impact of imbalanced sex ratios on demographic and family behaviors in cross-national context.
All three outcomes are dichotomous variables. Other explanatory variables are also significantly associated with the odds of having engaged in noncommercial premarital sexual intercourse. No relationships were observed between condom non-use with CSWs and sexual entitlement.
The Methods and Materials of Demography. Chinese Families. Second, following the suggestions of Menardwe also re-estimated the models deleting observations with large residuals. Alcohol use by men is a risk factor for the acquisition of sexually transmitted infections and human immunodeficiency virus from female sex workers in Mumbai, India.
Model 1 shows the results for noncommercial premarital sex. Population Studies. Read article at publisher's site DOI :
Transactional sex with casual and main partners among young South African men in the rural Eastern Cape: prevalence, predictors, and associations with gender-based violence. Simply put, a numerical shortage of women reduces the chances that, prior to marriage, young men will be able to meet and attract a romantic sexual partner.
In the Chinese sex ratio at birth was The mean educational attainment in the typical community is at the junior high school level. Is sexual contact with sex workers important in driving the HIV epidemic among men in rural Zimbabwe? The nationally representative Indian National Family Health Survey-3 NFHS-3 was conducted across all Indian states in ; the current sample was limited to 46, sexually active men.
Marriage Markets and Marital Choice. Hierarchical Linear Models. Journal of Family Issues. The findings presented thus far indicate that a numerical shortage of women increases the likelihood that men will engage in commercial sex, but that such a shortage also reduces the overall likelihood that men will contract an STI.
Or, equivalently stated, men are more likely to visit a commercial sex worker when these men are faced with a numerical deficit of women in their local community and age group.