The Dispersal of High Risk Sexual Behaviors in Different Occupations of People Referred to Council Center of Shiraz Medical University

AUTHORS

Pezhman Bagheri 1 , Hossain Faramarzi 2 , *

1 MSc of Epidemiology, Shiraz University of Medical Siences and Health services, Shiraz, Iran.

2 Proficient Of Infectious Diseases, Shiraz University of Medical Siences and Health services, Shiraz, Iran.

How to Cite: Bagheri P, Faramarzi H. The Dispersal of High Risk Sexual Behaviors in Different Occupations of People Referred to Council Center of Shiraz Medical University, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 14(2):e93600.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (2); e93600
Published Online: January 02, 2012
Article Type: Short Communication
Received: February 24, 2011
Accepted: April 22, 2011
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Abstract

Background: High risk sexual behaviors endanger young people and adolescents to HIV infection and other sexual diseases. The objective of this study was to assess the dispersal of high risk sexual behaviors in different in our referred patients to council center of Shiraz medical university.

Materials and Method: This descriptive, cross sectional study was done between 2004-2009 years on referred people to council center of Shiraz medical university by census method.

Results: Maximum prevalence of high risk sexual behaviors observed in women’s barber (36%), unemployed individuals (9.51%) and painters (8.53%) and the maximum referred pepole observed in drivers (28.81%), unemployed individuals (22.93%) and school students (14.15%).

Conclusions: Totally, according to our results, we can conclude that media and health ministry must be looking for different socio-economic groups and occupations providing special training structure. [ZJRMS, 2012 14(2): 105-107]

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