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INTERCOURSE. Communication; commerce; connexion by reciprocal dealings between persons or nations, as by interchange of commodities, treaties, contracts, or letters.

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The study did not look at girls' sexual behavior but cited other research as saying that boys were more than twice as likely as girls to experience sexual intercourse before the age of 13.
For example, from 1996/1997 to 2005, the prevalence of adolescents ever having sexual intercourse increased from 31% to 49% in Nova Scotia, but decreased from 41% to 37% in Ontario, and from 44% to 39% in Alberta (Rotermann, 2008).
[Study on the characteristics of sexual intercourse debut and its influencing factors among college students in I8 provinces in china].
The variable endpoint of this paper was operationalized as follows: "Did you or your partner use a condom during the last sexual intercourse (vaginal, oral or anal)?" "(0) No / (1) Yes".
During 2005-2015, among 9th grade students, a significant linear decrease in the prevalence of ever having had sexual intercourse was identified overall (34.3% to 24.1%) and among male (39.3% to 27.3%), female (29.3% to 20.7%), black (55.4% to 31.4%), and Hispanic (40.5% to 25.9%) students.
"Pain during sexual intercourse is one of the most frequent symptoms of VVA reported by postmenopausal women," said Audrey Gassman, M.D., deputy director of the Division of Bone, Reproductive, and Urologic Products (DBRUP) in the Office of Drug Evaluation III in the FDAs Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).
In a cross sectional household study conducted in the rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa it was found that early age (younger than 16 years) at first sexual intercourse was strongly associated with having multiple sexual partners among men (10).
Self-catheterization prior to sexual intercourse can reduce urinary accidents.
Pappu @ Yunus & Anr., AIR 2005 SC 1248) the Court held, "Even in cases where there is some material to show that the victim was habituated to sexual intercourse, no inference of the victim being a woman of "easy virtues" or a woman of "loose moral character" can be drawn.
So, sexual acts other than sexual intercourse are not punishable.
Early sexual debut among young women and men (commonly defined as having had first sexual intercourse at or before age 14 years) is associated with risks to sexual and reproductive health.
* 47% of students reported ever having had sexual intercourse (47% in 2011)