Educational Intervention in Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Irma Aidé Barranco-Cuevas *

Family Medicine Unit Number 6, Instituto Mexican Institute of Social Security, Avenida 15 de Mayo y Calle 35 Norte Col. Valle Dorado 72070, Puebla, México.

Maria Jose Tamayo-Huerta

Medical Unit of High Specialty, Hospital of Specialties of Puebla, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Mexico and Faculty of Medicine, Popular Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico.

Karina Perdomo-Díaz

Family Medicine Unit Number 6, Instituto Mexican Institute of Social Security, Avenida 15 de Mayo y Calle 35 Norte Col. Valle Dorado 72070, Puebla, México.

Yenni Espinosa-Gómez

Family Medicine Unit Number 6, Instituto Mexican Institute of Social Security, Avenida 15 de Mayo y Calle 35 Norte Col. Valle Dorado 72070, Puebla, México.

Arturo García-Galicia

Medical Unit of High Specialty, Hospital of Traumatology and Orthopedics of Puebla, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Mexico.

Eduardo Vázquez-Cruz

Family Medicine Unit Number 6, Instituto Mexican Institute of Social Security, Avenida 15 de Mayo y Calle 35 Norte Col. Valle Dorado 72070, Puebla, México.

Akihiki Mizuki González-López

Family Medicine Unit Number 1, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Puebla, Mexico.

Ana Lourdes Pérez-Vázquez

Medical Unit of High Specialty, Hospital of Specialties of Puebla, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Mexico and Faculty of Medicine, Popular Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico.

Suemmy Gaytán-Fernández

Medical Unit of High Specialty, Hospital of Traumatology and Orthopedics of Puebla, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Mexico.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Objective: To identify the knowledge of Sexual Transmitted Diseases (STD) in adolescents before and after an educational intervention.

Study Design: Quasi-experimental, longitudinal study.

Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted in the Family Medicine Unite Number 6 of the Mexican Institute of Social Security, Puebla, Mexico during January to April in 2017.

Methodology: 151 patients were included in whom the knowledge level in sexual transmitted diseases were correlated. A study was used to measure the knowledge in the anatomy and sexual physiology, STDs prevention and ant conceptive. Central tendency and dispersion measures were employed for numeric variables and frequency (proportions) measures for categorical measures.

Results: A total of 151 adolescents with (58.9%) are female 17 years of age, 97.4% without partner and 74% without sex life. The knowledge after an educational intervention increased 10.6% in comparison to before the intervention. The statistical treatment was based on the Wilcoxon, resulting in a p=0.000.

Conclusion: The knowledge of STDs in adolescents increased after an educational intervention.

Keywords: Sexual education, adolescents, sexual transmission infections, prevention


How to Cite

Barranco-Cuevas, Irma Aidé, Maria Jose Tamayo-Huerta, Karina Perdomo-Díaz, Yenni Espinosa-Gómez, Arturo García-Galicia, Eduardo Vázquez-Cruz, Akihiki Mizuki González-López, Ana Lourdes Pérez-Vázquez, and Suemmy Gaytán-Fernández. 2019. “Educational Intervention in Sexually Transmitted Diseases”. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research 30 (4):1-6. https://doi.org/10.9734/jammr/2019/v30i430189.

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