TITLE

Condom Use Is Low Among U.S. Heterosexuals at Risk of HIV Infection; 15% of Population Has at Least One Risk Factor

AUTHOR(S)
Turner, R.
PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Family Planning Perspectives;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the national AIDS behavioral survey in the U.S., which states that at least 15% of heterosexuals reported a risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus. The survey found that condom use among heterosexuals was low. The researchers found that, in the high-risk cities sample, those who had received education beyond high school were more likely to use condoms than were those who did not complete high school. The results show that prevention efforts have apparently not reached sexually active older adults, women and less educated Americans who might have a HIV risk factor.
ACCESSION #
24229529

 

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