Sexually transmitted infections and health seeking behaviour among Ghanaian women in Accra.

@article{Adanu2008SexuallyTI,
  title={Sexually transmitted infections and health seeking behaviour among Ghanaian women in Accra.},
  author={Richard M. K. Adanu and Allan G. Hill and Joseph D Seffah and Rudolph Darko and John K. Anarfi and Rosemary B. Duda},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={151-8}
}
The study was to measure the prevalence of sexually transmitted infection (STI) symptoms among women in Accra, Ghana, to identify characteristics that predispose to STI symptoms and to identify factors that influence health-seeking behaviour of women with STI symptoms. Data were collected by trained interviewers through questionnaire interviews of 3183 women. Data analysis was restricted to 1329 women with complete data. Only 19% of our study group had STI symptoms. Only 35% of the women with… CONTINUE READING

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