Patterns of alcohol consumption and risky sexual behavior: a cross-sectional study among Ugandan university students.

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As reflected in elevated rates of sexually transmitted infections, there is a high prevalence of risky sexual behavior among Ugandan university students. It has been assumed that alcohol contributes to risky sexual behavior. However, perhaps owing to methodological issues, this relationship has found only mixed support in empirical research. The present study analyzes the association between alcohol use and risky sexual behavior at the global, situational, and event level among Uganda university students with sexual experience.

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  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Original languageEnglish
Article number128
JournalBMC Public Health
Volume14
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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