Correlates of STI testing among vocational school students in the Netherlands

  title={Correlates of STI testing among vocational school students in the Netherlands},
  author={Mireille E. G. Wolfers and Gerjo Kok and Johan Pieter Mackenbach and Onno de Zwart},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND Adolescents are at risk for acquiring sexually transmitted infections (STIs). However, test rates among adolescents in the Netherlands are low and effective interventions that encourage STI testing are scarce. Adolescents who attend vocational schools are particularly at risk for STI. The purpose of this study is to inform the development of motivational health promotion messages by identifying the psychosocial correlates of STI testing intention among adolescents with sexual… CONTINUE READING
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