Relationship quality, coital frequency, and condom use as predictors of incident genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection among adolescent women.

@article{Sayegh2005RelationshipQC,
  title={Relationship quality, coital frequency, and condom use as predictors of incident genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection among adolescent women.},
  author={M. Aaron Sayegh and J. Dennis Fortenberry and James G. Anderson and Donald P. Orr},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={163}
}
PURPOSE To explore associations of relationship quality, coital frequency, unprotected coitus, and chlamydia infection over time. METHODS Data came from 142 adolescent females with sexually transmitted infections attending three primary care adolescent clinics and one county STD clinic. Interview data were collected at 3 time points: enrollment, 1 month, and 3 months after enrollment. Predictor variables included relationship quality, coital frequency, unprotected coitus, and partner change… CONTINUE READING