Medico-social profile of male teenager STD patients attending a clinic in Pune.

A. C. Urmil, P. K. Dutta, K. K. Sharma, S. S. Ganguly

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Abstract

A study of 250 male teenager STD cases was carried out to determine the association between certain medicosocial factors e.g. age, type of infection, educational status, source of infection, knowledge about mode of acquiring infection and prophylaxis etc. Salient findings of the study such as gonorrhoea being the commonest type of STD, curiosity being the main reason for first sexual exposure and prostitutes being the major source of infection have been highlighted in this communication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)176-182
Number of pages7
JournalIndian journal of public health
Volume33
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1989

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