Behavioral contributions to acquisition of gonorrhea in patients attending an inner city sexually transmitted disease clinic.

@article{Upchurch1990BehavioralCT,
  title={Behavioral contributions to acquisition of gonorrhea in patients attending an inner city sexually transmitted disease clinic.},
  author={Dawn M. Upchurch and William E. Brady and C A Reichart and Edward W. Hook},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={161 5},
  pages={938-41}
}
To begin to define the behaviors that influence gonorrhea acquisition, a case-series of patients attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic was surveyed. Although gonorrhea rates were similar, men and women differed in sexual behaviors predictive of infection. Men with a new or casual partner were more likely to have gonorrhea than men with no such partners (adjusted odds ratio = 2.7); this finding did not hold true for women. Condom use in the previous month reduced the chances of… CONTINUE READING

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