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Table 2 Item wise association between condom attitudes and condom use (n = 878)

From: Cross-cultural adaptation of the short-form condom attitude scale: validity assessment in a sub-sample of rural-to-urban migrant workers in Bangladesh

No. Items - condom attitudes # In group (n = 878) % Used condom P value
1 Condoms are uncomfortable    0.000
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 235 67.7  
  Undecided/neutral 102 42.9  
  Strongly agreed/Agreed 541 14.3  
2 The idea of using condoms does not appeal to me    0.003
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 238 52.8  
  Undecided/neutral 104 33.3  
  Strongly agreed/Agreed 536 20.3  
3 Using condoms make sex un-enjoyable    0.000
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 236 63.9  
  Undecided/neutral 106 25.0  
  Strongly agreed/Agreed 536 19.6  
4 Proper use of condoms enhance sexual pleasure    0.000
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 535 11.0  
  Undecided/neutral 163 41.7  
  Agreed 180 75.0  
5 I would avoid using condom if possible    0.011
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 178 45.5  
  Undecided/neutral 132 52.6  
  Strongly agreed/Agreed 568 22.6  
6 I just don’t like the idea of using condoms    0.000
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 205 76.7  
  Undecided/neutral 132 38.1  
  Strongly agreed/Agreed 541 10.8  
7 Men who use condoms show concern and responsibility to their partner(s)    0.000
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 348 16.2  
  Undecided/neutral 307 40.0  
  Strongly agreed/Agreed 233 58.3  
8 Using condoms are unmanly    0.012
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 179 45.0  
  Undecided/neutral 128 56.3  
  Strongly agreed/Agreed 571 23.6  
9 Condoms are the best way to protect myself from HIV and against other STIs    0.000
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 530 13.4  
  Undecided/neutral 118 41.9  
  Strongly agreed/Agreed 230 59.3  
10 Suggestion from a partner to use a condom mean that she doesn’t trust her partner    0.000
  Strongly disagreed/Disagreed 212 66.7  
  Undecided/neutral 128 37.5  
  Strongly agreed/Agreed 538 12.3  
  1. Items 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 and 10 are scored negatively. Items 4, 7 and 9 are scored positively.