Published in AIDS Weekly, February 10th, 2003
"Women's ability to negotiate safer sexual practices, particularly condom use, is a vital component of HIV/STD prevention strategies," according to J. Pulerwitz and colleagues, Population Council. "Gender-based power imbalances may constrain women's negotiation ability, yet few empirical studies have tested the hypothesis that sexual relationship power constitutes a key factor in condom use negotiation."
In their study, a "new measure - the Sexual Relationship Power Scale (SRPS) -was applied" to data "collected from 388, mostly...
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