Acceptability of condom use in the prevention of sexually transmitted infections
Sexually Transmitted Infection or STI is a crucial issue dealt by the society. It is crucial because its incidence has significantly increased and is alarming to the society. It is alarming for individuals who lack the knowledge and awareness on condom use. Appropriateness and consistent condom use may prevent and decrease the risk of STI. The acceptability of condom use from the respondents with agreement to the prevention of sexually transmitted infection is presently 83.95%. Further, there is no significant relationship between acceptability and the respondent`s profile. It is of utmost importance that individuals, especially students must have the knowledge and education of the importance of condom use in the prevention of STI. Since STI is easily transmitted through sexual intercourse, condom use still remains one of the best lines of defense against contracting the infection. Therefore, the use of condoms is acceptable.
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