Research into the public’s attitude to sexual health has been published to coincide with STIQ Day. STIQ Day is held on 14th January each year to raise public awareness of sexual health issues in the UK. The research was conducted by Populus and commissioned by www.theSTIclinic.com, a leading provider of sexual health testing services.
Populus questioned 1,064 adults across Great Britain between 9th and 11th January 2015. Here are some of the key findings:
• A quarter of Londoners would ignore an STI diagnosis and carry on as normal if they had no symptoms. Only 8% of the national figure would adopt this approach.
• 12% of Londoners believe that you cannot have an STI if you do not have symptoms. This was double the national rate of 6% that thought this was true.
• 12% of Londoners...