These studies have often been criticized for their methodological limitations in not being able to show any form of temporality or causality [ 25 ]. Intoxicated sex used drugs or alcohol before sex. The missing values represent individuals who gave incomplete answers for at least one of the variables included in the multivariable logistic regression analysis.
Am J Addict22 301 May The association was also observed prospectively: among women who had multiple sex partners, only drug use was significantly predictive of continuing to have multiple sex partners.
We performed bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses to assess the associations between alcohol use and risky sexual behavior variables. Finally, event-level studies have typically analyzed data concerning a particular type of behavior occurring on a specific occasion, e.
In addition, there were questions on basic sociodemographic characteristics, such as age, sex, area of growing up, religious affiliations, and the role of religion in the family life of the individual during childhood and adolescence.
As a result, it may have suffered from recall bias. One strength of this study is that the analysis includes all three levels of associations: global, situational, and event. In the adjusted analysis, among students who frequently consumed alcohol in the last 12 months, both females OR adjusted4.
Published online Feb 6. The risk of inconsistent condom use with a new partner was twice as high for females who often consumed alcohol in relation to sexual activity, although this association was not statistically significant.
Consistent use of condom with new partner. PLoS One. After the initial success of the massive decline in the early s to s, HIV prevalence rates now seem to have risen again in Uganda. In our study, any alcohol use—whether seldom or frequent over the previous 12 months or in relation to sexual activity or use on the last occasion of sexual intercourse—was associated with increased risk of having had two or more sexual partners during the same period.
The association between alcohol use and risky sex has received mixed support in empirical studies. Does drinking promote risky sexual behavior? Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health.
In most cases intoxicated sex occurred infrequently; however, a small but growing minority said they drank alcohol often or every time they had sex 7. Brown Medicine, Psychology Psychological reports Topics from this paper.