Table 2

Sociodemographic characteristics and household structure of sexually experienced women and men aged 16–24 years

WomenLives with parents or other relatives (%)Lives alone (%)Lives with non-relatives only (%)Lives with a partner, not with children (%)Lives with a partner and children (%)Lives with children, not with a partner (%)Total sample
(%)
Age
 16–17 years25.76.20.91.00.43.114.1
 18–19 years29.818.215.411.45.114.821.4
 20–24 years44.575.683.787.794.582.164.5
Ethnicity
 White89.482.682.589.685.685.487.5
 Mixed3.05.07.23.04.38.44.2
 Asian/Asian British2.75.92.72.36.51.13.1
 Black/Black British4.05.24.41.12.85.23.8
 Other0.91.33.34.00.80.01.4
Employment/student status
 In employment47.754.927.076.782.668.854.9
 In full-time education46.231.569.517.42.410.436.5
 Not in employment or education6.113.73.55.915.020.88.7
Area of residence
 Rural20.711.33.724.314.015.917.5
 Greater London11.820.39.77.84.915.511.4
 Other urban67.568.486.668.081.168.671.0
Relationship status
 Not in a steady relationship43.638.249.30.00.042.934.3
 In a steady relationship56.461.850.7100.0100.057.165.6
Denominators
 Unweighted total (N)8721781011711492461717
 Weighted total (N)486711011149094956
 Total (%) (weighted)50.87.410.611.99.49.9