Factors Predicting Condom Use Intention among Men Who have Sex with Men Students

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Wisuda Mantham
Ratsiri Thato

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     The descriptive predictive research aimed to study condom use intention among men who have sex with men students and identify its predictors from attitude toward condom use, subjective norms and perceived behavioral control. Totally, 182 students were selected from 2 universities in Bangkok by snowballing sampling technique. Data were collected using demographic data form attitude toward condom use questionnaire, the subjective norm questionnaire, the perceived behavioral control questionnaire, and the intention to condom use questionnaire. All the questionnaires were assessed for content validity index by five experts. The Cronbach's alpha coefficients were .85, .93, .93 and .73, respectively. Data were analyzed using stepwise multiple regressions.


     This research study revealed as the following results: The average score of intention to condom use of men who have sex with men was at medium level (gif.latex?\bar{x} = 4.01, S.D = 1.32). The attitudes toward condom use (β = .35) and subjective norms (β = .24) were significant predictors of intention condom use (p-value < .05). There were 29.70% of the variance of condom use intention among men who have sex with men students. Therefore, perceived behavioral control was not a significant predictor. Furthermore, this study should conduct experimental research.

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Mantham, W., & Thato, R. (2021). Factors Predicting Condom Use Intention among Men Who have Sex with Men Students. uakarun ournal of ursing, 28(1), 70-81. etrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/kcn/article/view/195778
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