Table 2

Item-total correlation and percentage of students agreeing with each item in CUSES-E
Items Correlation coefficient Strongly agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly disagree
I feel confident in my ability to discuss condom usage with any partner I might have 0.69 142(30.6) 131(28.2) 76(16.3) 47(10.1) 68(14.7)
I feel confident in my ability to suggest using condoms with a new partner 0.79 177(38.1) 120(25.9) 63(13.6) 42(9.0) 62(13.4)
I feel confident I could suggest using a condom without my partner feeling “diseased” 0.73 146(31.5) 139(30) 83(17.9) 48(10.3) 48(10.3)
I feel confident in my ability to persuade a partner to accept using a condom when we have sex 0.73 150(32.3) 150(32.3) 80(17.2) 35(7.6) 49(10.6)
I wouldn’t feel confident suggesting using condoms with a new partner because I would be afraid he or she would think I’ve had a homosexual experience 0.30 46(9.9) 49(10.5) 68(14.7) 116(25) 185(39.9)
I wouldn’t feel confident suggesting using condoms with a new partner because I would be afraid he or she would think I have STD 0.43 40(8.6) 46(9.9) 50(10.8) 136(29.3) 192(41.4)
I wouldn’t feel confident suggesting using condoms with a new partner because I would be afraid he/she would think I thought they had STD 0.39 49(10.6) 34(7.3) 46(9.9) 144(31.0) 191(41.2)
I feel confident that I would remember to use a condom even after I have been drinking. 0.69 77(16.6) 94(20.3) 147(31.7) 64(13.8) 82(17.7)
I feel confident that I would remember to use condom even if I were high 0.69 79(17.0) 80(17.2) 157(33.8) 60(12.9) 88(19.0)

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