Search for dissertations about: "condom use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words condom use.

  1. 1. Play with fire, play with you sometimes Social aspects of condom use among young people in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Veronika Fridlund; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescents; alcohol; behavioral expectations; Chlamydia Trachomatis; condom use; contraceptive use; gender; mixed-methods; sexual behavior; sexual practice; sexual relationships; STI; Sweden; youth; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Although Sweden invests a great deal of money and effort in prevention work, STIs are a major problem in our society. Young people are at high risk both when it comes to unwanted pregnancies and STIs and several studies have revealed that the condom use is quite low. Condom use is a complex issue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sexual Risk Taking – Perceptions of Contraceptive Use, Abortion, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Adolescents in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Ekstrand; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Obstetrics and gynaecology; Adolescents; attitudes; sexual risk taking; contraceptive use; unintended pregnancy; teenage abortion; communication; gender; decision making; STI; Chlamydia; condom use; Health Belief Model; emergency contraception; RCT; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to inestigate Swedish adolescents' perceptions and behaviours regarding sexual risk taking. Specific objectives were to explore teenagers' perceptions of contraceptive use, unintended pregnancy, and abortion; teenage girls' experiences of decision making process and support connected to abortion; and male adolescents' perceptions of sexual risk taking and barriers to practicing safe sex. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexual behaviour among Ugandan university students: A gender perspective

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Devika Mehra; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sexual behaviour; alcohol; university students; condom; contraception; sexual coercion; academic performance; Uganda;

    Abstract : Feminisation of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa is an important public health concern. Therefore, it is crucial that we understand the various risk factors that shape unsafe sexual behaviours among young people in Uganda. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) a study using Chlamydia trachomatis as a model infection

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Daniel Novak; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; STI; Prevention; Chlamydia; Postal screening; cost effective; condom; Internet; self-selective screening; Folkhälsomedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Despite the current preventive strategies sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are rising. This thesis presents a model with the aim of improving the prevention of STIs. Chlamydia being the most common STI in Sweden serves as a model infection.The presented model is based on five performed studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Introduction of School-Based HPV Vaccination in Sweden Knowledge and Attitudes among Youth, Parents, and Staff

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Gottvall; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; Human papillomavirus; HPV; cervical cancer; vaccination; condom use; adolescents; school-nurses; parents; knowledge; attitudes; intervention;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to provide a better understanding of knowledge, attitudes, consent, and decision-making regarding Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, seen from the perspectives of concerned parties – high school students, school nurses, and parents.Two quantitative studies were performed: one descriptive cross-sectional study and one quasi-experimental intervention study. READ MORE