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Prevalence of Condom Use Errors Among STD Clinic Patients

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Objective: To evaluate potential associations among condom errors and gonorrhea and chlamydial infection among a population of sexually transmitted disease clinic patients. Methods: Audio computer-assisted selfinterviewing was used to conduct a crosssectional survey with 1124 participants. Biological specimens were collected during the evaluation visit. Results: A substantial proportion of participants reported condom-use errors with condom breakage statistically associated with gonorrhea infection among males at enrollment (AOR=1.91; 95% CI: 123-2.96; P=.004). Conclusion: Behavioral interventions that promote consistent condom use must provide the necessary skills associated with proper condom use.
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Keywords: HIV; STD; STD clinic patients; condom use errors; incorrect condom use

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 2: Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health-Related Professionals, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Publication date: 2005-07-01

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