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26 June 2008

STI risk underestimated

Too many people may consider themselves at low risk of sexually transmitted infections simply because they trust their partner, a new study suggests.

Too many people may consider themselves at low risk of sexually transmitted infections simply because they trust their partner, a new study suggests.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

The questionnaire asked patients whether they would be "pretty sure" that a sex partner was "safe" in various situations - such as when they knew the person well, knew his or her friends, or simply felt they could trust the person.

SOURCE: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, June 2008.


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