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This file studies the results of a undertaking to raised comprehend in addition to increase a strategy to review the criteria linked to sexual danger behaviour between alcohol clients in assorted cultural settings. The undertaking concerned about 8 nations from 4 continents (Belarus, India, Mexico, Kenya, Romania, the Russian Federation, South Africa and Zambia).

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ALCOHOL USE AND SEXUAL RISK BEHAVIOUR: A CROSS-CULTURAL STUDY IN EIGHT COUNTRIES - WHO, GENEVA 35 Alcohol consumption tended to be a male rather than a female phenomenon in all the project countries, although to a lesser extent in Belarus and South Africa. Table 6, for example, notes that in Belarus “usage was increasing among women and teenagers”. In South Africa “men and women (particularly those who visit shebeens and bars very often, spend much of their leisure time drinking, are regular and heavy drinkers, and sometimes are unemployed) drank almost equal amounts; and in some instances women drank more”.

G. g. g. g. g. oral, anal SA • Effect of alcohol use on sexual behaviour Be, Ke, Me, Ro, SA, In • Expectations of using alcohol before sex Be, Ke, In • Protection Be, Ke, Me, Ro, Ru, SA, In • Prospects for HIV/AIDS-related preventive intervention Be, Ke, Me, SA, In • Sexual satisfaction Be, Ke, Ro, SA • Motives for sexual relationship Be, Ke, In • Nature of episodes when preventive measures were not taken Be, Ru, Za, In • Negotiating safe sex with partner Be, Ke, Ro, SA, In • Occasional sex Ru • Oral, anal, group sex Ru Abbreviations below the questions/items refer to the particular countries in which the question concerned was posed: Be=Belarus, In=India, Ke=Kenia, Me=Mexico, Ro=Romania, Ru=The Russian Federation, SA= South Africa, Za=Zambia, In=India.

Primary, secondary and tertiary data were gathered. For example, national research teams collected primary data and complemented these with secondary data (the findings of completed surveys and census and other statistics) to facilitate a thorough interpretation. The country reports were at the same time used as secondary data sources, as new or additional insight into the primary data emerged when the data were placed within the broader international context within which they were collected. Although there was a clear preference for qualitative data-gathering instruments, quantitative instruments were also used.

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