Table 3.

Adolescent Sexual Risk Knowledge and Attitudes by Study Group at Exit Interview

Knowledge and AttitudesControl %
(n = 114)
Intervention %
(n = 101)
Knowledge
 Know vaginal intercourse can transmit HIV.9696
 Know oral intercourse can transmit HIV.7690**
 Know anal intercourse can transmit HIV.7690**
 Know condoms do not offer 100% protection.7585
Perceived Susceptibility
 Believe they would get HIV if they did not use a condom during sex. 7884
 Believe they would get an STD if they did not use a condom during sex. 8282
Perceived Opinion of Doctor
 Believe their doctor disapproves of their having sexual intercourse.5964
 Believe their doctor thinks they should use condoms if they have sex.9298*
Own Opinion
 Believe they should not have sex.5051
 Believe they should use condoms if they have sex.9299*
Self-Efficacy
 Believe it would be hard to use a condom every time.2218
 Believe it would be hard to refuse sex if partner refused condom use.5239*
 Believe it would be hard to refuse sex with someone you love.5751
Behavioral Intention
 Expect to have sexual intercourse in the next 3 months.2017
 Expect to use a condom if they have sexual intercourse.9396
  • “This definitely would happen,” “very big chance,” “big chance” combined versus “small chance,” “very small chance,” and “no chance at all” combined.

  • * χ2 P value ≤ .05.

  • ** χ2 P value ≤ .01.