publication . Article . 2015

Conocimiento, Actitud Y Práctica De Mujeres Que Viven En Un Asentamiento Irregular Acerca De Los Preservativos

Smalyanna Sgren da Costa Andrade; Ana Aline Lacet Zaccara; Kamila Nethielly Souza Leite; Karen Krystine Gonçalves de Brito; Maria Júlia Guimarães Oliveira Soares; Marta Miriam Lopes Costa; Ana Karina Bezerra Pinheiro; Simone Helena dos Santos Oliveira;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP, volume 49, pages 364-371 (eissn: 0080-6234, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
OBJECTIVE Assessing the adequacy of knowledge, attitude and practice of women regarding male and female condoms as STI/HIV preventive measures. METHOD An evaluative Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) household survey with a quantitative approach, involving 300 women. Data collection took place between June and August 2013, in an informal urban settlement within the municipality of João Pessoa, Paraiba, Northeast Brazil. RESULTS Regarding the male condom, most women showed inadequate knowledge and practice, and an adequate attitude. Regarding the female condom, knowledge, attitude and practice variables were unsatisfactory. Significant associations between kn...
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free text keywords: Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Women, Condoms, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Public Health Nursing, Conocimientos, Actitudes y Práctica en Salud, Mujeres, Condones, Enfermedades de Transmisión Sexual, Enfermería en Salud Pública, Conhecimentos, Atitudes e Prática em Saúde, Mulheres, Preservativos, Doenças Sexualmente Transmissíveis, Enfermagem em Saúde Pública, Psychology, Humanities, lcsh:Nursing, lcsh:RT1-120
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