Sources of information-seeking on sexually transmitted infections and safer sex by older heterosexual Australian men and women

Anthony Lyons, Gosia Mikolajczak, Wendy Heywood, Bianca Fileborn, Victor Minichiello, Sharron Hinchliff, Sue Malta, Briony Dow, Catherine Barrett, Graham Brown
2018 Educational Gerontology  
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have risen among older people in Australia and other countries. To guide future initiatives, we examined sources of information that older people use or are willing to use for knowledge about safer sex and STIs, including whether there are any gender differences. A total of 2137 Australian adults aged 60+ years completed a nationwide survey. Analyses focused on participants who were at risk of an STI (n = 686; 220 women and 466 men). Overall,
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doi:10.1080/03601277.2018.1433989 fatcat:3jyqpuaaprehld3kchxo57tz2a