Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals
Open Access

ISSN: 1948-5964

Sime Degefa

Asella Teaching and Referal Hospital, Arsi University College of Health Science, Asella, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Assessment of Risky Sexual Behaviors and Associated Risk Factors among Students of Arsi University, Ethiopia
    Author(s): MesfinTafa Segni* and Sime Degefa

    Background: Risky sexual behavior remains a critical health concern among the general population of Ethiopia. The occurrence of risky sexual behaviors and associated factors for HIV infections is the core of sexuality matters in adolescents and youths. The aim of this study was to assess the risky sexual behavior among students of Arsi University. Methods: A cross sectional institutional based study among Arsi University students to assess risky sexual behavior. Six hundred twenty two randomly selected students were included in the study from three colleges. Structured self-administered questionnaire was used to collect information. Data was entered to Epi-enfo version 7 and analyzed using SPSS version 21. Results: A total of 622 students were included in the study. About 261 (72.2%) students had sexual intercourse previ.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/1948-5964.20.12.199

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