The sexual behaviour of international travellers at two glasgow GUM clinics.
International Journal of STD and AIDS
A survey of patients attending 2 Glasgow genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics was conducted in 2 3-month periods in 1993 and 1994. Three hundred and twenty-five attendees who had travelled abroad in the preceding 3 months completed anonymous self-administered questionnaires about their sexual behaviour during these recent journeys abroad. There were 112 women and 213 men (185 heterosexuals and 28 homosexuals). Twenty-two (19.6%) women, 56 (31%) heterosexual men and 13 (42%) homosexual men had a sexual contact with a new partner while abroad. Of those who had had a new sexual contact abroad, 11 women (50% of those who had sex with a new partner) and 33 heterosexual men (59% of those who had sex with a new partner) were inconsistent users of condoms. Analysis of data, found that homosexual and heterosexual men, and business including HIV infection, and should be targeted with safer sex health promotion prior to travel.
|Title:||The sexual behaviour of international travellers at two glasgow GUM clinics|
|Keywords:||Human immunodeficiency virus, Infection, Risk behaviour, Transmission, Travel|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute for Global Health
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