Social support associated with a reduced risk of sexually transmitted infection in Canadians

  title={Social support associated with a reduced risk of sexually transmitted infection in Canadians},
  author={Yanhui Gao and Yue Ting Chen},
  journal={Journal of Public Health},
This study examined the association between functional social support and sexually transmitted infection (STI) based on data from a cross-sectional survey in three Canadian provinces. We analyzed data from the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS), conducted in 2005. A total of 24,045 participants (12,581 women and 11,464 men) aged 15–49 years who answered questions about STI and completed the 19-item Medical outcomes study (MOS) social support survey were included in the analysis. Logistic… CONTINUE READING


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