Year 2019, Volume 4 , Issue 1, Pages 55 - 66 2019-04-01

PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014

Barbara Burmen [1] , Mevis Omollo [2] , George Otieno [3]


Condom effectiveness is compromised by user errors. We set out to examine the rates of condom use and condom errors among sexually active persons living within a Health Demographic Surveillance this high HIV prevalence area in Western Kenya. We analyzed data from the second round of a longitudinal bio-behavioral survey that was conducted in Gem, Siaya County between November 2012 and February 2014.Logistic regression analysis was done to identify predictors of condom use among all sexually active persons and condom errors among participants reporting condom use in the past 3 months. Of 7815 persons interviewed minority (39%) reported having used male condoms with at least one sexual partner in the past 3 months of whom 459 (15%) reported condom errors. Majority of those reporting condom errors had experienced ‘incomplete use’ (i.e. (a combination of early removal, late application or both early removal and late application). Participants who had experienced condom errors were significantly more likely to be aged  <25 years and 25-34 years compared to those who were aged 35 years and older (OR 1.5; 95% CI 1.1-1.9 and OR 1.3; 95% CI 1.0-1.8 respectively to have had 3 or more and 2 sexual partners in the past 12 months compared to those who had one (OR 2.4; 95CI 1.7-3.5 and OR 1.6;95%CI 1.2-2.1 respectively),to have reported their sex partners to have ever been drunk during sex (OR 1.7; 95% CI 1.1-2.7), to have used mind altering substances in the past 12 months compared to those who had never used mind altering substances in the past 12 months (OR 1.9; 95% CI 1.2-3.1), and to report that their sex partner had ever used mind altering substances in the past 12 months (OR 1.7; 95% CI 1.0-2.8). Limited experience with condom use and the use mind-altering substances may partly be responsible for condom errors. Sexual and reproductive health programs should provide health education to promote condom use and HIV risk awareness. Additional strategies to mitigate effects of drug abuse as a harm reduction strategy should be considered for HIV prevention.

condom errors, condom use
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-4382-2747
Author: Barbara Burmen (Primary Author)
Institution: Kenya Medical Research Institute
Country: Kenya


Author: Mevis Omollo
Institution: Kenya Medical Research Institute
Country: Kenya


Author: George Otieno
Institution: Kenya Medical Research Institute
Country: Kenya


Dates

Application Date : January 15, 2019
Acceptance Date : March 19, 2019
Publication Date : April 1, 2019

Bibtex @research article { ijhsrp512936, journal = {International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy}, issn = {}, eissn = {2602-3482}, address = {Dicle Üniversitesi Teknokenti Silvan Bulvarı 222/3 21280 SUR/DİYARBAKIR}, publisher = {Rojan GÜMÜŞ}, year = {2019}, volume = {4}, pages = {55 - 66}, doi = {10.23884/ijhsrp.2019.4.1.06}, title = {PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014}, key = {cite}, author = {Burmen, Barbara and Omollo, Mevis and Otieno, George} }
APA Burmen, B , Omollo, M , Otieno, G . (2019). PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014. International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy , 4 (1) , 55-66 . DOI: 10.23884/ijhsrp.2019.4.1.06
MLA Burmen, B , Omollo, M , Otieno, G . "PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014". International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 4 (2019 ): 55-66 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijhsrp/issue/44323/512936>
Chicago Burmen, B , Omollo, M , Otieno, G . "PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014". International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 4 (2019 ): 55-66
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EndNote %0 International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014 %A Barbara Burmen , Mevis Omollo , George Otieno %T PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014 %D 2019 %J International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy %P -2602-3482 %V 4 %N 1 %R doi: 10.23884/ijhsrp.2019.4.1.06 %U 10.23884/ijhsrp.2019.4.1.06
ISNAD Burmen, Barbara , Omollo, Mevis , Otieno, George . "PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014". International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 4 / 1 (April 2019): 55-66 . https://doi.org/10.23884/ijhsrp.2019.4.1.06
AMA Burmen B , Omollo M , Otieno G . PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014. IJHSRP. 2019; 4(1): 55-66.
Vancouver Burmen B , Omollo M , Otieno G . PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF CONDOM ERRORS AMONG SEXUALLY ACTIVE RESIDENTS OF GEM SUB-COUNTY, SIAYA, COUNTY WESTERN KENYA, 2012-2014. International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy. 2019; 4(1): 66-55.