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Jairo Aparecido Ayres ; Rúbia Aguiar Alencar ; Marli Teresinha Cassamassimo Duarte ; Cristina Maria Garcia de Lima Parada ;Acta Paulista de Enfermagem 2017, 30 1

Author: Juliane Andrade

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Acta Paulista de Enfermagem ISSN: 0103-2100 ape@unifesp.br Universidade Federal de São Paulo Brasil Andrade, Juliane; Ayres, Jairo Aparecido; Aguiar Alencar, Rúbia; Cassamassimo Duarte, Marli Teresinha; Garcia de Lima Parada, Cristina Maria Vulnerabilidade de idosos a infecções sexualmente transmissíveis Acta Paulista de Enfermagem, vol.
30, núm.
1, enero-febrero, 2017, pp.
8-15 Universidade Federal de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=307050739003 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Original Article Vulnerability of the elderly to sexually transmitted infections Vulnerabilidade de idosos a infecções sexualmente transmissíveis Juliane Andrade1 Jairo Aparecido Ayres1 Rúbia Aguiar Alencar1 Marli Teresinha Cassamassimo Duarte1 Cristina Maria Garcia de Lima Parada1 Keywords Sexually transmitted diseases; Vulnerability; Aged; Health of the elderly Descritores Doenças sexualmente transmissíveis; Vulnerabilidade; Idoso; Saúde do idoso Submitted July 8, 2016 Accepted March 8, 2017 Abstract Objective: To identify the prevalence and factors associated with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among the elderly. Methods: Cross-sectional study was conducted in a municipality of São Paulo from 2011 to 2012.
A structured questionnaire was administered to 382 elderly people, and their blood samples were collected to test for syphilis, hepatitis B, and HIV-AIDS.
Data were analyzed using the logistic regression model, with discussion based on the benchmark of vulnerability. Results: The prevalence of STIs was 3.4%, with 2.6%, 0.5%, and 0.3% prevalence of syphilis, hepatitis B, and HIV infection, respectively.
Sex and a history of STIs were independently associated wi...





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