Attitudes towards condoms in the academic context: Adaptation and validation of an instrument
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Tabela 1 Tipo de relacionamentos afetivo-sexuais. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))
Tabela 2 Medidas de tendência central dos itens da escala de atitudes face ao uso de preservativo. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))
Tabela 3 Matriz de correlações inter-Item. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))
Tabela 4 Estatísticas Item-total. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))
Figura 1 Atitudes face ao uso de preservativo de acordo com o tipo de relacionamento afetivo-sexual. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))
Attitudes towards condoms in academic context: adaptation and validation of an instrument (Português (Brasil))
Attitudes towards condoms in academic context: adaptation and validation of an instrument (Português (Brasil))
Attitudes towards condoms in academic context: adaptation and validation of an instrument (Português (Brasil))
Table 1 Type of sexual-affective relationships. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))
Table 2 Central tendency measures of items of the attitudes toward condoms scale. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))
Figure 1 Attitudes toward condoms as the type of sexual-affective relationship. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))
Table 3 Inter-Item correlation matrix. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))
Table 4 Item-total statistics. Évora, Portugal, 2018 (Português (Brasil))


Sexo seguro
Estudantes. Safe Sex
Young individual
Students. Sexo Seguro


Objective: To translate the Attitudes Towards Condoms Scale and adapt it to European Portuguese. Method: A methodological study developed through translation and cultural adaptation and further proof of the psychometric properties. Convenience sample. The participants were 237 students of a Portuguese university, with mean age of 21.86 years old (SD=2.21). There was translation and back-translation. Data was collected on a campus in the setting of a night academic party. The ethical requirements were met. Results: The translated instrument is clear and understandable. There was content and appearance validity, as well as construct and criterion validity. Reliability was tested, with satisfactory inter-item correlations between .071 and .647. The item-total correlations varied between .312 and .719, revealing homogeneity of the instrument. For the internal consistency, the Cronbach's alpha coefficient was .880. Conclusion: The instrument’s version proves to be valid and reliable. The psychometric properties support the original validity of the construct. A version that allows for multicenter studies in the Lusophony was obtained.
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