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Assessment of sexual risk behaviors and perception of vulnerability to sexually transmitted diseases/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in women, 1999–2012: a population based survey in a medium-sized…

Overview of attention for article published in Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, July 2014
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  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#30 of 116)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (61st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (77th percentile)

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Title
Assessment of sexual risk behaviors and perception of vulnerability to sexually transmitted diseases/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in women, 1999–2012: a population based survey in a medium-sized Brazilian city
Published in
Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, July 2014
DOI 10.1016/j.bjid.2014.01.007
Pubmed ID
Authors

Marilia Arndt Mesenburg, Ludmila Correa Muniz, Mariângela Freitas Silveira

Abstract

Sexual behavior is a key factor for susceptibility to sexually transmitted diseases. An evaluation of the sexual behavior of women at reproductive age was conducted in 1999. A replication of this study aims to evaluate the current situation and identify changes in sexual behavior, 13 years later. This is a population-based cross-sectional study, conducted with 1071 women in Pelotas, Brazil. Compared to the 1999 study, a 14% increase in early sexual debut and an 8% decrease in the non-use of condoms were observed in 2012. The proportion of women who reported anal sex doubled between these periods. There was no trend of increase or decrease in the prevalence of behaviors with distinct patterns being observed for each of them. Reduction of non-use of condoms may be an indicator of the effectiveness of campaigns to promote safe sex. However, the increased prevalence of early sexual debut and anal sex indicates the need for campaigns to continue and to expand their focus, especially among vulnerable groups.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Guatemala 1 2%
Unknown 51 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 11 21%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 10%
Researcher 4 8%
Student > Bachelor 3 6%
Other 3 6%
Other 7 13%
Unknown 19 37%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 11 21%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 15%
Psychology 4 8%
Social Sciences 4 8%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 4%
Other 3 6%
Unknown 20 38%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 May 2014.
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#2,156,524
of 5,028,713 outputs
Outputs from Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
#30
of 116 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#46,118
of 124,763 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
#2
of 9 outputs
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