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Efficacy of a Brief Intervention and/or Distribution of Free Condoms During Pre-travel Consultation on Sexual Behaviour Abroad

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this study is to assess the impact of a structured intervention and/or free distribution of condoms during the pre-travel consultation on sexual risk behavior of young persons traveling alone.

Description

All persons aged 18 - 45 years planning to travel alone and attending the travel clinic of the Medical Outpatient Clinic in Lausanne will be asked to participate. The subjects will be randomized into three groups: 1. no intervention, 2. free condoms without further explanations, 3. a structured intervention of 5 minutes on STI risk reduction plus free condoms. The structured interventions will include information about the number of travelers engaging in new sexual relationships, the different types of STI and their prevalence in different countries and population groups. The subjects will complete a pre-travel questionnaire prior to the medical consultation. A post-travel questionnaire will be sent to them 10 days after their trip. The questionnaires will include questions on demographic characteristics, sexual habits, alcohol/tobacco/marijuana consumption and sexual relationships during the trip.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Intervention

Structured intervention for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STI)

Location

Travel Clinic, Medical Outpatient Department, University of Lausanne
Lausanne
Vaud
Switzerland
1011

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

University of Lausanne Hospitals

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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