Evaluation of instruments for the use of a condom
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.
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