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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 25--27

Social risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases

1 Department Of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur, India
2 Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur, India

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Mohan C Shendre
C/o Dr. S.P Zodpey, 305, Hanuman Nagar, Nagpur-440 009
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The present case control study included 322 cases of sexually transmitted diseases and equal number of age group matched and sex pair matched controls from the Skin and Venereal Disease out patient department of Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur. Of the six study factors viz. type of family, educational status, religion, socioeconomic status, marital status and social disharmony, except for religion and socioeconomic status other four factors were found to be significantly associated with sexually transmitted diseases'

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