1.1. Description of the Situation
- Sexual relations are usually sporadic and in unsuitable spaces such as cars and parks;
- Quickly changing sexual partners;
- The idea of invulnerability with a false perception that the probability of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI) is very small;
- Relaxation in the use of barrier contraceptives, to avoid rejection by not accepting a sexual relationship if there is no condom or if the sexual partner does not want to use it;
- The use of toxic substances, alcohol or drugs, decreases the attention in the use of protective measures, control and voluntariness of the relationships.
1.2. Description of the Intervention
1.3. How the Intervention Could Work
1.4. Why It Is Important to Do This Review
2. Materials and Methods
2.1. Study Selection Criteria
2.1.1. Type of Studies
2.1.2. Type of Participants
2.1.3. Type of Intervention
2.1.4. Type of Result Measurement
- The level of knowledge about STIs and STI prevention;
- The level of knowledge about changes in adolescence, sexual identity, sexual diversity and/or responsible sexuality;
- The behavioral level with regard to the frequency of use of effective contraceptive methods to prevent STIs and unwanted pregnancy, after the intervention.
- Health-seeking behaviors, such as performing Pap smears, increasing STI testing and treatment;
- Behaviors that target healthy sexuality, assessing the number of sexual partners, use of alcohol during sexual practice and the perception of the risk of contracting an STI.
2.2. Search Methods for Identifying Studies
- CENTRAL (Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials);
- ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center);
- EMBASE (Excerpta MedicaDatabase);
- CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & AlliedHealth Literature);
2.3. Data Extraction and Analysis
2.3.1. Selection of Studies
2.3.2. Data Extraction and Management
- Basic characteristics of the study: authors, year and journal;
- Characteristics of the participants: sample size, sex, mean age, nationality and loss rate;
- Characteristics of the intervention: the place of performance, content, activities, frequency and duration of the intervention;
- Evaluation of the intervention: scales used, time of the evaluation and results obtained after it.
2.3.3. Assessment of the Risk of Bias in the Included Studies
- Selection (sequence generation and allocation concealment);
- Implementation (blinding of participants and staff);
- Detection (blinding of outcome evaluators);
- Wear and tear (incomplete outcome data);
- Notification (selective notification of results);
- Dropout (general and group dropout rates);
- Other sources of bias (recruitment bias or baseline imbalance bias).
2.3.4. Evaluation of the Quality of the Studies
2.3.5. Measures of Intervention Effect
2.3.6. Problems Related to the Unit of Analysis
2.3.7. Lack of Data
2.3.8. Evaluation of Heterogeneity
2.3.9. Identification of Publication Bias
Institutional Review Board Statement
Informed Consent Statement
Data Availability Statement
Conflicts of Interest
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