This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Background: Sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy in adolescents are acknowledged public health problems in many countries. Although it is known that the proper use of condoms allows avoiding these health problems, their use in Chile is still limited, for unknown reasons. Objective: Based on planned behavioural theory, the aim was to validate a behaviour model regarding condom use by measuring the influence of the variables that predict this use among Chilean university students. Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out in October among Chilean university students belonging to the health and engineering areas. The information was collected through a self-administered survey. The sample was divided into two groups: stable and not stable relationships. Partial least squares PLS regression was used for the analysis.
Analysis This exploratory study is one of the first investigations to examine perceptions of a newly implemented condom allocation programme with free condoms on a college campus in the USA. Additionally, among students who obtained condoms as of only one location during the analyse period, the condom dispensers were the most used venue. Students also held very positive attitudes towards the dispensers. This indicates that many students began using the dispensers within a abrupt period of time after they were implemented i.
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