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Table 2 The proportion of outcome expectancies held as salient by safe and less safe condom users

From: Which outcome expectancies are important in determining young adults’ intentions to use condoms with casual sexual partners?: a cross-sectional study

Belief item % salient X 2
Safe Less safe
Positive consequences of protected sex    
Showing that I am a caring person 50.6 29.9 29.16***
Protecting against chlamydia 93.2 72.0 77.02***
Protecting against HIV 96.2 77.3 86.02***
Protecting against other STIs 92.6 72.0 70.12***
Protecting against pregnancy 90.9 64.5 95.56***
Negative consequences of protected sex    
Making my sexual experiences less romantic 7.30 21.8 38.98***
Making my sexual experiences less enjoyable 13.3 37.4 65.91***
Causing a annoying interruption 23.2 34.1 10.59***
Reducing my sexual pleasure 13.5 35.1 53.89***
Reducing my partners sexual pleasure 11.7 31.8 51.41***
  1. Note: ***p < 0.001.