Male Homosexual Behavior and the Effects of AIDS Education: A Study of Behavior and Safer Sex in New Zealand and South Australia

By B. R. Simon Rosser | Go to book overview

is, safe or unsafe, greater stress of the options within safer sex may be appropriate.

The conclusions of this chapter suggest that education interventions have a more complex effect on sexual behavior than merely modifying unsafe sex. The need for other comparative intervention studies, particularly targeted toward those who relapse and the stable "unsafe sex" groups, is thus an urgent priority.


NOTES
1
Ross & Herbert [ 1987], p. 146.
2
Quadland et al. [ 1988].
3
See Ross & Rosser [1989b].
4
Janz & Becker [ 1984].
5
Puckett & Bye [ 1987].
6
Bloom, Krathwohl & Masia [ 1964].
7
At an alpha level of < .05. See Table 16.1.
8
Trend analysis is here defined as significant at an alpha level of < .10, X2 = 2.83, df = 1,p <.10, that is, the increase in respondents practicing safer sex was great enough to be distinguished at.10. See Table 16.1.
9
Consequently, they were not significant at p < .05.
10
Baseline: 8/26; follow-up, 14/26; percent increase: +23%, X2 (1) = 2.84, p < .10.
11
Baseline: 28/85; follow-up, 34/79; percent increase: +10%, X2 = 3.908, df 1, p < .05.
12
That is, 100% use of condoms for all penoanal activity, whether insertive or receptive.
13
See Rosser [ 1989], Table 17.3, for a detailed presentation of these figures.
14
Given the findings in Chapter 9, in most cases it is more likely to be a reintroduction than an introduction.
15
Monogamous at baseline: SAP: 10/28, ESS: 5/26; monogamous at followup: SAP: 12/28 (+7%), ESS: 3/26 (-7%); X2 = 7.98, df = 1, p < .10.
16
This hierarchy is worked out on the following principles: avoidance of anal intercourse is safer than consistent condom usage because condoms may leak or break, while condom usage in turn is safer than monogamy because partners may be unfaithful.
17
At least as related to the behavior of homosexually active men with respect to safer sex. Most health behavior change models to date have been based on behaviors like smoking and obesity, where a reduction in the targeted behavior is considered a success. Because one unsafe sexual encounter is sufficient to transmit HIV, we are dealing with a qualitatively different situation.
18
A stepwise discriminant function analysis was performed using the change in twenty-two sexual, prophylactic, and drug behavior variables between baseline and follow-up as predictors of membership in the five groups. Four discriminant functions were calculated, with a combined X2 = 70.08, df = 40, p < .005. After removal of the first function, the discriminating power of the remaining functions was marginally significant, X2 = 39.60, df = 27, p < .055. Following removal of the second function, the discriminating power of the remaining functions was not significant, X2 = 10.40, df = 16, ns. The first two functions accounted for 44% and 42% of the between group variability, respectively.

-180-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Male Homosexual Behavior and the Effects of AIDS Education: A Study of Behavior and Safer Sex in New Zealand and South Australia
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 246

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.