Yıl 2019, Cilt 14 , Sayı 3, Sayfalar 152 - 159 2019-10-01

Evaluation of Male Military Staff's Level of Knowledge About Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Erkek Askeri Personelin Cinsel Yolla Bulaşan Hastalıklar Hakkındaki Bilgi Düzeyinin İncelenmesi

Serkan Akan [1] , Caner Ediz [2] , Yunus Emre Kızılkan [3] , Hasan Hüseyin Tavukçu [4] , Hüseyin Hayit [5] , Ömer Yılmaz [6]


Objective: In this study, level of knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), number of partners, condom use data of male military staff applying to our outpatient clinic for periodic examination and effect of their sociodemographic variables on these data were invastigated.

Material and Methods: Between June 2018 and December 2018, 1107 volunteers of 2314 male military staff which had no history of urological diseases and no complaint but applying to our outpatient clinic for periodic examination were included. A personel identifier information survey and knowledge test for sexually transmitted diseases validated to Turkish from 40 item STI/HIV Pretest were performed as face to face interview method to participants.

Results: Study group consisted between 19-42 aged males and mean age was 24.8±7.08. %93.5 of participants was 20-29 aged group, %76.5 was graduated from a university, %86 was single. %98.5 of participants reported having knowledge of STDs. Although all of our study group was in sexually active age, approximately %54 of them had no sexual intercourse in last year. Only %42.2 of this group used condom for prevention from STDs. When correlation between number of partners and condom use was considered, a statistically significant correlation was found between the increase in the number of partners and the decrease in the frequency of condom use (r=0.65; p=0.0001). Maximum right answer was 36 in knowledge test for STDs, in this study mean right answer was 18.97 (0-35)±6.73 and it was found significantly higher in participants graduated from a university.

Conclusion: It is seen that male military staff which is high risk group about STDs have no enough level of knowledge about prevention methods from STDs and treatment of STDs. Especially in this group, preventive health care can be more important than therapeutic health care. We believe that creating and applying of a sexual health education plan in coordination with the Ministry of Health and physicians will be extremely efficient.


Amaç: Bu çalışmada periyodik muayene amacıyla polikliniğimize başvuran erkek askeri personelin cinsel yolla bulaşan hastalıklar (CYBH) hakkındaki bilgi düzeyleri, partner sayıları, kondom kullanım verileri ve sosyodemografik değişkenlerin bu verilere olan etkileri araştırıldı.

Gereç ve Yöntemler: Çalışmaya Haziran 2018 – Aralık 2018 tarihleri arasında Ürolojik hastalık geçmişi veya aktif şikayeti olmayıp, periyodik muayene için kliniğimize başvuran 2314 kişiden, 1107 gönüllü erkek  katıldı. Katılımcılara kişisel tanıtıcı bilgi anketi ve 40 soruluk STI/HIV Pretest’ten Türkçeye valide edilen Cinsel Yolla Bulaşan Hastalıklar ile İlgili Bilgi Testi (CYBH Bilgi Testi) yüz yüze görüşme yöntemiyle uygulandı.

Bulgular: Çalışma grubu 19 ile 42 yaş arasında erkeklerden oluşmakta olup yaş ortalaması 24.8±7.08 idi. Katılımcıların %93.5’i 20-29 yaş grubu olup, %76.5’i üniversite mezunu, %86’sı bekâr idi. Katılımcıların % 98.5’i CYBH ile ilgili bilgi sahibi olduğunu bildirmiştir. Çalışma grubumuzun tamamı cinsel aktif çağda olmasına rağmen yaklaşık %54’ünün son bir yıl içerisinde cinsel ilişki yaşadığı görülmektedir. Bu grubun sadece %42.2’si CYBH’dan korunma amacıyla kondom kullanmıştır. Partner sayısı ile kondom kullanımının korelasyonuna bakıldığında; partner sayısı artışı ile kondom kullanım sıklığının azalması arasında istatistiksel olarak anlamlı korelasyon bulunmuştur (r=0,65; p=0,0001). En yüksek 36 puan alınabilen CYBH Bilgi Testi’nde katılımcıların doğru cevap ortalaması 18.97 (0-35)±6.73 olup, üniversite mezunlarında anlamlı derecede yüksek bulunmuştur.

Sonuç: CYBH ile ilgili olarak yüksek risk grubunu oluşturan erkek askeri personelin,  özellikle bu hastalıkların tedavisi ve korunma yöntemlerine yönelik yeterli bilgi düzeyine sahip olmadığı görülmektedir. Özellikle bu grupta CYBH için koruyucu sağlık hizmeti, tedavi edici hizmetten daha önemli olabilir. Cinsel sağlık eğitiminin askeri eğitim programından önce Sağlık Bakanlığı ve hekimler ile koordineli olarak planlanıp, uygulanmasının son derece yararlı olacağı kanaatindeyiz.


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Orcid: 0000-0002-6066-0401
Yazar: Serkan Akan (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Health Sciences University, Sultan Abdulhamit Han Training and Research Hospital, Department of Urology
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-9717-1209
Yazar: Caner Ediz
Kurum: Health Sciences University, Sultan Abdulhamit Han Training and Research Hospital, Department of Urology
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Yunus Emre Kızılkan
Kurum: Health Sciences University, Sultan Abdulhamit Han Training and Research Hospital, Department of Urology
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-0956-7460
Yazar: Hasan Hüseyin Tavukçu
Kurum: Health Sciences University, Sultan Abdulhamit Han Training and Research Hospital, Department of Urology
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Hüseyin Hayit
Kurum: Health Sciences University, Sultan Abdulhamit Han Training and Research Hospital, Department of Urology
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-4433-9431
Yazar: Ömer Yılmaz
Kurum: Health Sciences University, Sultan Abdulhamit Han Training and Research Hospital, Department of Urology
Ülke: Turkey


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 1 Ekim 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { yud507149, journal = {Yeni Üroloji Dergisi}, issn = {1305-2489}, eissn = {2687-1955}, address = {dergi@avrasyauroonkoloji.org}, publisher = {Ali İhsan TAŞÇI}, year = {2019}, volume = {14}, pages = {152 - 159}, doi = {10.33719/yud.507149}, title = {Evaluation of Male Military Staff's Level of Knowledge About Sexually Transmitted Diseases}, key = {cite}, author = {Akan, Serkan and Ediz, Caner and Kızılkan, Yunus Emre and Tavukçu, Hasan Hüseyin and Hayit, Hüseyin and Yılmaz, Ömer} }
APA Akan, S , Ediz, C , Kızılkan, Y , Tavukçu, H , Hayit, H , Yılmaz, Ö . (2019). Evaluation of Male Military Staff's Level of Knowledge About Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Yeni Üroloji Dergisi , 14 (3) , 152-159 . DOI: 10.33719/yud.507149
MLA Akan, S , Ediz, C , Kızılkan, Y , Tavukçu, H , Hayit, H , Yılmaz, Ö . "Evaluation of Male Military Staff's Level of Knowledge About Sexually Transmitted Diseases". Yeni Üroloji Dergisi 14 (2019 ): 152-159 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/yud/issue/47273/507149>
Chicago Akan, S , Ediz, C , Kızılkan, Y , Tavukçu, H , Hayit, H , Yılmaz, Ö . "Evaluation of Male Military Staff's Level of Knowledge About Sexually Transmitted Diseases". Yeni Üroloji Dergisi 14 (2019 ): 152-159
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ISNAD Akan, Serkan , Ediz, Caner , Kızılkan, Yunus Emre , Tavukçu, Hasan Hüseyin , Hayit, Hüseyin , Yılmaz, Ömer . "Evaluation of Male Military Staff's Level of Knowledge About Sexually Transmitted Diseases". Yeni Üroloji Dergisi 14 / 3 (Ekim 2019): 152-159 . https://doi.org/10.33719/yud.507149
AMA Akan S , Ediz C , Kızılkan Y , Tavukçu H , Hayit H , Yılmaz Ö . Evaluation of Male Military Staff's Level of Knowledge About Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Yeni Üroloji Dergisi. 2019; 14(3): 152-159.
Vancouver Akan S , Ediz C , Kızılkan Y , Tavukçu H , Hayit H , Yılmaz Ö . Evaluation of Male Military Staff's Level of Knowledge About Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Yeni Üroloji Dergisi. 2019; 14(3): 159-152.