The relationship between pregnancy and sexual risk taking.

  title={The relationship between pregnancy and sexual risk taking.},
  author={Tracey E Wilson and Howard Minkoff and Sandra McCalla and C Petterkin and James Jaccard},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={174 3},
OBJECTIVES We attempted to determine whether risks of acquiring sexually transmitted diseases differ between pregnant and nonpregnant women. STUDY DESIGN Women attending clinics in Brooklyn (332 pregnant and 1069 nonpregnant) were interviewed and tested for Trichomonas vaginalis and Chlamydia trachomatis. Independent-sample t tests were conducted via SPSSX (SPSS Inc., Chicago) to assess differences in risk behavior across pregnancy status. RESULTS In the pregnant sample 17.2% had positive… CONTINUE READING