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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Steiner, M. J.; Hylton-Kong, T.; Figueroa, J. P.; Hobbs, M.; Behets, F.; Smikle, Monica ; Tweedy, K.; Powell, S.; McNeil, L.; Brathwaite, Alfred R.
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Department of Microbiology
Article Title
Does a choice of iondom impact sexually tranmitted infections: A randomized controlled trial [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2005
Volume ID
54 Suppl. 2
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Page(s)
30
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To assess whether providing a choice of condoms to men presenting with urethral discharge would increase condom acceptability, self reported use and subsequent incident sexually transmitted infections (STI). Methods: We randomized 414 men at Jamaica's largest STI clinic to recerive either the 'standard' clinic condom or a choice of four different types of condoms. Men were treated presumptively at enrollment and followed-up at month one, two, four and six for STI testing (gonorrhoea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis) and resupplying of condoms.....
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