A Study of Behavioural Aspects of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Ganguli D D, Sundharam J A, Bhargava N C, Dey M M, Ravi S, Sharma V K. A Study of Behavioural Aspects of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1983;49:11-16
AbstractSome of the behaaoural aspects of 227 randomly selected male,patients attending the STD ClWc of Safung Hospitak New were The majority were below thirty years of age and poorly educated. Two thirds -of the patients were teetotalers .37.4% study group were pronuscuous and 353% of the group were repwcrs' A high of pre-marital sex was noted. 352% of the stated their spouse to be the cause of the StD. 11.9% of the study group admittc to homosexuality. Professional women (prostitutes and call girls) were the source of the majority of infections-. There was a statistically significant relationship between consumption of alcohol and promiscuity. Now of the major STDS. was significantly Mort frequently acquired from any particular source. NSU however was more frequent amongthchom . Such studies should be conducted from time to time to understand and evaluate the trend of permissiveness in the society.