Behavior change strategies for increasing condom use

Kristine L. Kaemingk, Richard R. Bootzin

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The only sure method of preventing the spread of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is to stop transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus-type 1). Laboratory studies have shown that the use of condoms during sexual behavior prevents transmission of HIV. This paper explores/actors that influence condom use in response to AIDS including the role of information, perceived risk, attitudes about condom use, self-efficacy, and social support. Behavior change strategies at both the community and individual level are evaluated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-54
Number of pages8
JournalEvaluation and Program Planning
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Social Psychology
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Strategy and Management
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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