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Women who put condoms on male partners: correlates of condom application.

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Objective: To identify correlates of women applying condoms. Methods: Cross-sectional survey of 533 sexually-active women; questionnaire. Results: Of the condom users (n=322), 31.7 reported applying condoms at least oncean average on 59.7 of the occasions. Compared to nonappliers, appliers had more positive affect toward sexually related situations (erotophilia, P=.004) and a higher frequency of sex (P=.003). Condom users, compared to nonusers, were significantly younger (P=.001), were less likely to be in sexually exclusive relationships (P=.001) or married (P=.01), and reported more partners in the past 3 months (P=.001). Conclusions: Condom-applying women may have more positive attitudes toward sexuality and engage in a higher frequency of sexual activity.

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Sanders, Stephanie, Graham, Cynthia A., Yarber, William L., Crosby, Richard A., Dodge, Brian and Milhausen, Robin R. (2006) Women who put condoms on male partners: correlates of condom application. American Journal of Health Behavior, 30, (5), pp. 460-466.

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Published date: 2006
Organisations: Psychology

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Local EPrints ID: 206875
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/206875
ISSN: 1087-3244
PURE UUID: aea9b17d-96d0-4757-9201-e100878fde32
ORCID for Cynthia A. Graham: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7884-599X

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Date deposited: 11 Jan 2012 15:43
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:50

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Author: Stephanie Sanders
Author: William L. Yarber
Author: Richard A. Crosby
Author: Brian Dodge
Author: Robin R. Milhausen

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