Sexual Communication and Sexual Behavior Among Young Adult Heterosexual Latinos

Carmen P Alvarez, José A. Bauermeister, Antonia M. Villarruel

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Abstract

We examined verbal sexual health communication, pleasure discussions, and physical sexual communication in relation to condom use by young adult, heterosexual Latinos (ages 18-30years). Participants (. N=220, 51% female) were recruited in a Midwestern state. Verbal sexual health communication was positively associated with consistent condom use among men (odds ratio [. OR]=2.66, p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)577-588
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Volume25
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014

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Health Communication
Heterosexuality
Reproductive Health
Condoms
Hispanic Americans
Sexual Behavior
Young Adult
Communication
Pleasure
Odds Ratio

Keywords

  • AIDS
  • HIV
  • Latinos
  • Sexual behavior
  • Sexual communication
  • Young adults

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • Medicine(all)

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Sexual Communication and Sexual Behavior Among Young Adult Heterosexual Latinos. / Alvarez, Carmen P; Bauermeister, José A.; Villarruel, Antonia M.

In: Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Vol. 25, No. 6, 01.11.2014, p. 577-588.

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