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HIV/AIDS risk factors among residence students at the University of the Free State

G Badenhorst
Curationis | Vol 31, No 3 | a1028 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v31i3.1028 | © 2008 G Badenhorst | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 September 2008 | Published: 28 September 2008

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G Badenhorst,, South Africa

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Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the sexual campus culture of students at the University of the Free State (UFS), by specifically focussing on gender and culture as patterns of high-risk sexual behaviour. The sample consisted of 396 participants, 211 female and 185 male students, with a mean age of 19.9 years. Sixty one percent (61 %) of the students associated themselves with a Western cultural background and 39% with an African cultural background.

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