A Social Cognitive Theory Based On Condom Use A Method Of Birth Control

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The purpose of this instrument is to evaluate a social cognitive theory-based on condom use a method of birth control in undergraduate college students. Research studies have been done to measure the number of people who use condoms as a form of contraception (Critelli & Suire, 1998). Research studies show condom use and other prevention methods can reduce the spread of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), and protect against pregnancy (Critelli & Suire, 1998). The Combination of Other Forms of Birth Control and Short Term Monogamy study was reviewed as a comparison to the purpose of instrument measure I created. The study focused on correlation between condom use and the use of other forms of birth control at last intercourse (Critelli & Suire, 1998). Research data showed that the women who identified themselves as using condoms to prevent pregnancy were more likely to use a condoms at intercourse than other women or men (Critelli & Suire, 1998). The audience for my instrument consists of college women and men involved in heterosexual relationships in undergraduate program, attending a public university in the United States. Adults is college are subject to catching STD’s, and AIDS through unprotected sex. Research data shows, 20% of young people reported that they had wanted to use a condom for disease prevention on at least one occasion, but decided not to because they decided to use another form of contraception (Critelli & Suire, 1998).
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