publication . Article . 2011

The Effect of Peer-Education on Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Safer Sexual Life Knowledge and Behaviour of Young People. -

Evin Kirmizitoprak; Zeynep Simsek;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2011 Journal: TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin, volume 10, page 463 (issn: 1303-734X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ScopeMed International Medical Journal Management and Indexing System
Abstract
Aim: To determine the effect of peer education on the knowledge and attitudes of the young about safe sexual life and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Method: In this intervention type epidemiologic study, 1100 youngs were reached at 95% level of significance by probability sampling method. These young people were given education by peer trainers; level of knowledge and attitudes of the young were evaluated before and after education. ‘Young’s Health Information Form’ prepared by the investigators and including questions about safe sexual life, family planning and STDs along with socio-demographic informations was used for data collection....
Subjects
free text keywords: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Sexual life, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Family planning, Sexual intercourse, SAFER, McNemar's test, Statistical significance, Analysis of variance, Demography, Peer education, business.industry, business, Safer sexual life, sexually transmitted diseases, young, peer-education, R
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