|Summary:||The present investigation is quantitative, descriptive, correlational and cross - sectional, was carried out in an Educational Institution of the District of Guadalupe, Province of Pacasmayo, during the months of October - November, 2016, in order to determine the relationship between the level of Knowledge and the degree of perceived risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in adolescents of this institution. The sample consisted of 95 adolescents. For data collection, the STI Knowledge Level Questionnaire and the STI Risk Rating Rating Scale (Sulca, 2014) were used. The results are presented in simple tables and double-entry, the information was processed and analyzed by the statistical test "Chi square". After the analysis, the following conclusions were reached: The level of knowledge about STIs is 54.7 percent average, 30.5 percent high, and 14.7 percent low; The degree of perception of STI risk is favorable at 46.3 percent and unfavorable at 53.7 percent. There is a statistically significant relationship between both variables (P = 0.039)|
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