Young women's beliefs about the terms sexually transmitted disease and sexually transmitted infection.

@article{Royer2009YoungWB,
  title={Young women's beliefs about the terms sexually transmitted disease and sexually transmitted infection.},
  author={Heather Rhea Royer and Catherine Cerf},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={686-692}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether young women differentiate between the terms sexually transmitted disease and sexually transmitted infection and if they do whether their reasons are consistent with those of health care providers. DESIGN Secondary analysis of cross-sectional, survey data. SETTING Four women's health clinics and one university classroom. PATIENT/PARTICIPANTS Three hundred and two women aged 18 to 24. METHODS The women completed a survey that measured beliefs about seven… CONTINUE READING

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