Evaluation of instruments for the use of a condom

  • Carla Suellen Pires de Sousa State University of Ceará (UECE)
  • Eveliny Silva Martins Federal University of Ceará (UFC)
  • Anaíze Viana Bezerra de Menezes State University of Ceará (UECE)
  • Maria Lúcia Duarte Pereira State University of Ceará (UECE)
  • Luana Ibiapina Cordeiro State University of Ceará (UECE)
  • Ana Karina Bezerra Pinheiro
  • Priscila de Souza Aquino Federal University of Ceará (UFC)
  • Régia Christina Moura Barbosa


Introdution: The usage of scales directed to the health area is a relevant contribution to clinical practice, because the measures are more reliable and standardized. Objective: to analize the studies that used scales to evaluate the usage of the condom by different populations. Method: It is about integrative review the search was performed in three data bases. After choosing the articles, eight were read and its informations were grouped and inserted in the analysis. Results: the results pointed the appearance of three categories: Self-efficacy and usage of the condom, attitude and skill to the usage of the condom and barriers to the usage of the condom. Conclusion: This review observed wich process of adaptation and validation of already existent tools results in its bigger propagation in literature.

Sep 20, 2016
How to Cite
SOUSA, Carla Suellen Pires de et al. Evaluation of instruments for the use of a condom. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, sep. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1850>. Date accessed: 19 june 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2103.


Descriptors: Condom; Scales; Validation Studies.

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