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South African Journal of Science

versión On-line ISSN 1996-7489
versión impresa ISSN 0038-2353

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REDDY, Priscilla et al. Preference for dry sex, condom use and risk of STI among HIV-negative black women in the Western Cape province, South Africa. S. Afr. j. sci. [online]. 2009, vol.105, n.1-2, pp.73-76. ISSN 1996-7489.

The practice of dry sex is reportedly common among young black women in South Africa. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship of women's preference for dry sex with condom use and the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhoea (NG) and Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infections. Between January 2006 and December 2007, 446 women completed a behavioural survey in isiXhosa which assessed demographic information, sexual behaviours, condom use behaviour and other potential correlates. In total, 159 (36.72%) women indicated preferring dry sex. A multivariate logistic regression model indicated that participants who preferred dry sex were more likely to report past STI episodes and to have a partner who also preferred dry sex. The findings indicate that dry sex behaviour was not directly associated with condom use and STI (CT, NG, and TV) prevalence but may have been associated with relationships in which sexual preferences of the male partner were dominant.

Palabras clave : dry sex; gender role; sexual behaviour; condom use; sexually transmitted infections.

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