TITLE

Sexual risk taking behaviour: prevalence and associated factors. A population-based study of 22 000 Danish men

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p764
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a population-based study of 22 000 Danish men in Denmark. It examines the factors associated with risky sexual behavior. A data indicates that sexually transmitted infections are increasing in many European countries. It reports that Danish men are having and had sexual intercourse with a median of eight female partners during their lifetime and 9.8 percent of the men have had equal or less than two new sexual partners in the past six months.
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67070865

 

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