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

Turner, R.
January 1993
Family Planning Perspectives;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p43
Academic Journal
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.


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