مشخصات پژوهش

صفحه نخست /Application of the theory of ...
عنوان
Application of the theory of planned behavior to predict the intention of condom use among male substance abusers covered by substance abuse treatment centers in Hamadan: A descriptive-analytic study
نوع پژوهش مقاله ارائه شده (پوستر یا سخنرانی)
کلیدواژه‌ها
condom use, substance abusers, substance abuse treatment centers
چکیده
Introduction: Unprotected sex and injection drug use are considered as major risk factors associated with HIV infection in Iran. This theoretical based study explained predictability of the Theory of Planned Behavior on the intention to condom use among male substance abusers covered by substance abuse treatment centers. Materials and methods: This descriptive-analytical study was carried out on 163 men substance users referred to substance abuse treatment centers in Hamadan, west of Iran, recruited with simple randomized sampling method. The data gathering tool was questionnaire, contained demographic variables and theory of planed behavior constructs. Data were analyzed by logistic regression analysis using SPSS16 software. Results: According to the results, 55.2 percent of participants reported having sex with 2 or more partners while only 38.65 percent of them had used a condom in their last sexual intercourse. Per ceived behavioral control was strongest predictor of intention to condom use (P=0.006). Conclusion: Perceived behavioral control can be used as a predictor of condom use intention, as well as effectively be considered in planning and intervention to prevent unprotected sex and subsequently sexually transmitted diseases among men substance abusers.
پژوهشگران بابک معینی (نفر اول)، مجید براتی (نفر دوم)، امیر عباس موسعلی (نفر سوم)