FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SYPHILIS INFECTION AMONG MALE CLIENTS ATTENDING SEXAULLY TRANSMITTED INFECTION CLINIC IN URBAN AREA

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Lawitra Phithawutthikorn
Nopphanath Chumpathat
Jariyawat Kompayak
Panithee Thammawijaya
Nattapon Ngsarmjiratam

Abstract

The objectives of this research were to studied the sexual behavior associated with syphilis infection in male. There were descriptive research with case control study design. The syphilis infection group as case was 112 cases and 148 was none syphilis infection as control group and never prior syphilis treatment.  The data were analyzed using number, percentage, mean, standard deviation, odds ratio, and 95% CI Confident interval.


The factors that significant associated with syphilis infection were HIV infection status (OR=5.26, 95%CI=1.432 – 19.347, p=0.012), substance use with sexual (OR=2.878, 95%CI=1.120 - 7.390, p=0.041), homosexual (OR=2.844, 95%CI=1.372 – 5.948, p=0.005), and condom use in anal sexual (OR=20.706 ,95%CI=8.401-51.035, p=<0.001).


HIV positive, homosexual, substance use with sexual, and inconsistency condom use in anal sexual still as factors associated with syphilis infection. HIV and syphilis screening is a necessary campaigning activity in risky males.

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Phithawutthikorn ล. ., Chumpathat น. ., Kompayak จ. ., Thammawijaya ป. ., & Ngsarmjiratam ณ. . (2021). FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SYPHILIS INFECTION AMONG MALE CLIENTS ATTENDING SEXAULLY TRANSMITTED INFECTION CLINIC IN URBAN AREA. JOURNAL OF THE POLICE NURSES, 13(2), 290–299. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/policenurse/article/view/246194
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