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MOYA-PLATA, Delia; OVIEDO, Laura; ARIZA-ORTIZ, Alba  e  URIBE, Andrés. Reflection on Knowledge and Practices of Sexuality in Students of the Faculty of Health and Medicine School in the University of Santander Bucaramanga-Colombia. Rev Cuid [online]. 2011, vol.2, n.1, pp.149-154. ISSN 2216-0973.

Introduction: Sexuality is composed of biological elements, ie, sex, psychological, as is the feel and think as a man or woman, and social, that refer to behavior that society sets for each sex. So you can understand sexuality to the way in which every human being is manifested as a man or woman, according to the norms and values of his culture and his time. Objective: Practice habits and knowledge in students of the faculty of health and medicine at the University of Santander-UDES. Materiales and Methods: Cross sectional study in which important issues are identified as basic knowledge about human sexuality, level knowledge about contraceptive methods, socio-demographic and cultural variables and behaviors related to sexuality in the students of the faculty of health and medicine at the University of Santander, Bucaramanga 2010. Resultados: it is observed that students in the area of health UDES, have more general knowledge about sexuality and less risky sexual behavior both as consumption of psychoactive substances and alcohol. Discussion and Conclusions: It is shown that the perpetuation of programs about education and counseling on human sexuality in different universities and educational institutions, young people can cope and responsible sexual practices to avoid unplanned pregnancies and the spread of disease sexual transmission with 75% certainty to have prior knowledge about the subject.

Palavras-chave : Sexuality; Sexual Behaviors; Variables.

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