Application theory of planned behavior on promotion of safe sexual behaviors among drug users

Jeihooni, Ali Khani and Kouhpayeh, Amin and Najafi, Siamak and Bazrafshan, Mohammad-Rafi Application theory of planned behavior on promotion of safe sexual behaviors among drug users. JOURNAL OF SUBSTANCE USE, 24 (3). pp. 293-299.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to apply the theory of planned behavior on the promotion of safe sexual behaviors among drug users covered by Fasa's drug user's center. In the phase I of this study, 225 men drug users referring to rehabilitation centers in Fasa City, Fars Province, Iran were selected by simple sampling method in 2016. Also, in a quasi-experimental study in the second phase, 120 drug users participated (60 participants in the experimental group and 60 participants in the control group). Data were collected using a questionnaire containing demographic information and the theory of planned behavior constructs which was distributed before and three months after the intervention.61. 33% of the participants had the history of extramarital sexual intercourse and 28% had used condoms in their last sexual intercourse. After educational intervention, the mean scores of the theory constructs, in the intervention group increased significantly (P < 0.001), while the changes were not significant in the control group. Moreover, 65% of the drug users in the intervention group had safe sex behaviors.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Drug users; Fasa City; intention; sexual behavior; the theory of planned behavior
Subjects: WA Public Health
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@fums.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2019 09:40
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 09:40
URI: http://eprints.fums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2605

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