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SJKU 2017, 22(4): 111-124 Back to browse issues page
Explaining risky and unprotected sexual behaviors among young people and related reasons: A qualitative study
Mina Sadat Hashemiparast Dr1, Maryam Sedighian 2, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi 3, Hamid Allahverdipour Dr * 4
1- Assistant Professor Public Health Department, Maragheh University of Medical Sciences, Maragheh, Iran.
2- Department of Health Education & Promotion, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
3- Medical Education Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
4- Professor Research center of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran , allahverdipourh@tbzmed.ac.ir
Abstract:   (828 Views)
Background and Aim: Risky and unprotected sexual behaviors are among the health threatening factors which can increase the risk of transmission of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis especially in young people. This qualitative study aimed to explore the reasons of unprotected sexual behaviors among young people, based on low self-control characteristics.
Materials and Methods: The study was designed as a qualitative content analysis. Eleven individuals who had unprotected sexual contact were selected by purposeful sampling method. Data were collected by semi-structured interviews and analyzed concurrently.
Results: According to the results of this study impellent belief about risky sexual behavior, barriers to condom use and lack of knowledge were cited by the participants as the main reasons beyond the risky and unprotected sexual behaviors.
Conclusion: Adoption of the safe and protected sexual behaviors is dependent on reinforcement of the beliefs, perceptions and attitudes towards sexually transmitted disease (STD) and effectiveness of preventive behaviors.
Key words: Unprotected sexual behaviors, Young people, Qualitative study
Received: Jan  9, 2017       Accepted: May  13, 2017
Keywords: Unprotected sexual behaviors, Young people, Qualitative study
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/09/21 | Accepted: 2017/09/21 | Published: 2017/09/21
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Volume 22, Issue 4 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2017) Back to browse issues page
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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