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Knowledge and Attitudes of Students at a Caribbean Offshore Medical School Towards Sexually Transmitted Infections and Use of Condoms

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171–6
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Knowledge of students on sexually transmitted diseases was high and high risk behaviour was low.

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Background: Sexually transmitted infections remain one of the predominant health issues that affect young adults. The aim of this study is to assess the level of knowledge, the attitudes and misconceptions of medical students at a Caribbean University towards STIs and condom use.

Method: A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out among medical students by employing semi-structured questionnaires.

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e-Published: 02 Oct, 2013
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