A profile of sexual health behaviors among college women.

  title={A profile of sexual health behaviors among college women.},
  author={Lyn Gilbert and Laurie Alexander},
  journal={Psychological reports},
  volume={82 1},
This study examined the risk taking and preventive behaviors related to sexually transmitted diseases among sexually active college women. Self-report questionnaires were distributed at two mid-Atlantic universities yielding a final sample of 556 students. Data were collected regarding frequencies of pelvic examinations, numbers of vaginal, oral, and anal sex partners, and number of partners who had forced sex against their will. Also, frequencies of tests for sexually transmitted disease and… CONTINUE READING