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  1. Patterns of condom use and sexual behavior among never-married women.

    Article - En anglais

    Background and objectives

    Use of condoms is one of the main methods sexually active persons may choose to prevent infection with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

    Little is known about patterns of condom use among women in the United States.

    We provide a conceptualization of patterns of condom use and factors associated with these patterns.

    Goal of this study

    To examine patterns of condom use and associated characteristics among sexually active, nevermarried women in the United States.

    Study design

    Analysis of data from the 1988 National Survey of Family Growth, which is a nationally representative sample of women in their childbearing years.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Prévention, Programme sanitaire, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Epidémiologie, Homme, Condom, Facteur risque, Femelle, Comportement sexuel, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Célibat

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sexually transmitted disease, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prevention, Sanitary program, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Epidemiology, Human, Condom, Risk factor, Female, Sexual behavior, United States, North America, America, Bachelorhood

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0556311

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.