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F S, H A, M S, N N, A B. Investigation the clinical prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases and its related factors in women of Zahedan city. Journal title 2024; 11 (3) :24-38
URL: http://jms.thums.ac.ir/article-1-1248-en.html
1- Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
Abstract:   (407 Views)
Background & Aim: Sexually transmitted infections are generally transmitted through sexual contact and are one of the diseases that have reached a high prevalence in the world today. Therefore, this study was conducted to investigate the clinical prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases and related factors in women's offices and clinics in Zahedan in 2023.
Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, 1500 women referring to women's offices and clinics in Zahedan city in 2023 were selected. A simple and accessible sampling method was used to select the participants. The data was collected through a checklist. The results will be analyzed using STATA14 software with a significance level of 0.05.
Results: In this research, the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases is 20.4% in women of Zahedan City, so the prevalence rate of trichomoniasis is 7.2%, chlamydiasis is 4.1%, gonorrhea is 2.1%, syphilis is 0.7%. Genital warts are 3.8%, and genital herpes is 2.5%. that the variables of job, spouse's remarriage, spouse's foreign travel, number of marriages, history of sexually transmitted diseases, and being a smoker had a significant relationship with sexually transmitted diseases.
Conclusion: In general, the clinical prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases was higher than expected. It seems that the prevalence of these diseases is increasing, especially in newer cohorts, and it is recommended that people at risk be periodically screened for this disease.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: General
Received: 2024/01/15 | Accepted: 2024/03/3 | Published: 2024/03/12

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