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Assessment of condom use in men and women

Graham, Cynthia A., Crosby, Richard, Sanders, Stephanie and Yarber, William (2005) Assessment of condom use in men and women Annual Review of Sex Research, 16, pp. 20-52.

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Self-reported condom use is a key variable in surveys of sexual behavior and in studies evaluating interventions to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections. This article provides a review of how male condom use has been assessed in research. We critically review a number of methodological issues, including the length of the recall period, terminology, specification of partner variables, validity and reliability of condom use, and use of newer data collection methods such as daily diaries and computer-assisted and online technologies. Assessment of condom use errors and problems, and the role of women in condom use are discussed. Finally, we offer recommendations for improving assessment of condom use in future research.

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Published date: 2005
Organisations: Psychology


Local EPrints ID: 206895
ISSN: 1053-2528
PURE UUID: 4f01a619-7e33-4aa2-b382-f66bc6c94a9a
ORCID for Cynthia A. Graham: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 12 Jan 2012 10:24
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:50

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Author: Richard Crosby
Author: Stephanie Sanders
Author: William Yarber

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