Sexual Risk Behaviour as One of the Factor that Related to Increase of HIV/AIDS in Women

  • Maria Syelvrida Tumina Universitas Indonesia
  • Sri Yona Universitas Indonesia
Keywords: housewife with HIV / AIDS, HIV infection in women, risk sexual behavior


The increase in HIV / AIDS cases in Indonesia has become an issue that has attracted many parties. One of the factors considered to be the main source of the spread of HIV / AIDS is risky sexual behavior, especially those related to vaginal and anal sex performed with sexual partners. Risky sexual behavior can cause the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including HIV and AIDS. A significant proportion of those who are sexually active and have risky sexual relations such as the use of inconsistent or unprotected condoms during penetration and having multiple sexual partners. The purpose of this paper is to know how risky sexual behaviour can increase HIV/AIDS transmission in women. The method used in writing is literature review taken from journals in online databases: Scopus, SAGE Publication and Science Direct, using keywords of risky sexual behavior, HIV infection in women, housewives with HIV / AIDS. The method were collected eight articles and the result is only three articles that taken to this review. The effort is not only focus to awareness of screening but also how to solve the obstacles. Multicultural factors is needed for promotion strategy based on modality.  Knowing the factors related to HIV / AIDS risk behavior can be used as a basic in the preparation of prevention and treatment programs for the transmission of HIV / AIDS infections.


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How to Cite
Tumina, M., & Yona, S. (2020). Sexual Risk Behaviour as One of the Factor that Related to Increase of HIV/AIDS in Women. Jurnal Keperawatan, 12(4), 513-522.