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AIDS knowledge and attitudes for November 1987

Deborah A. Dawson

AIDS knowledge and attitudes for November 1987

provisional data from the National Health Interview Survey

by Deborah A. Dawson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Health Statistics in [Hyattsville, Md .
Written in English

  • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Health surveys -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDeborah A. Dawson and Owen T. Thornberry.
    SeriesNCHS advancedata -- no. 151., DHHS publication -- no. (PHS) 88-1250.
    ContributionsThornberry, Owen T., National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17672278M

      Ahead of World AIDS day on December 1st, HIV: Public Knowledge and Attitudes in 1, interviews were conducted amongst adults aged 16+ across Great Britain from 24th October – 2nd November All respondents were interviewed face-to-face, in-home using Ipsos MORI’s nationally representative omnibus survey.

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AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes for October Provisional Data From the National Health Interview Survey Deborah A.

Dawson, Ph. D., Marcie Cynamon, M.A., and Joseph E. Fitti, M.S.P.H., Division of Health Interview Statistics Introduction The National Center for Health Statistics has intro­.

Get this from a library. AIDS knowledge and attitudes for November provisional data from the National Health Interview Survey. [Deborah A Dawson; Owen T. From Vital and Health Statistics of the National Center for Health Statistics Number AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes for December Provisional Data From the National Health Interview Survey Deborah A.

Dawson, Ph.D. and Owen T. Thornberry, Ph. Stanford Libraries' official online AIDS knowledge and attitudes for November 1987 book tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Perinatal nurses were surveyed to determine their knowledge, attitudes, and fears concerning AIDS. Nurses’ knowledge correlated positively with attendance at conferences and in-service programs. More than 85% of the respondents reported moderate to high fear of AIDS.

No correlation was found between knowledge and self-reported fear by: Most research on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has been medical and most social science research on AIDS has been concerned with social factors in its spread and with social-psychological effects of contracting AIDS.

This study was conducted to examine public attitudes toward, and public knowledge about AIDS. Knowledge about AIDS was measured by an index summing Author: Andrew Edwards, Virginia Aldige' Hiday. The questionnaire used in the survey was developed by the investigative team and designed to assess health workers' HIV/AIDS knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, feelings towards people with AIDS, and sources of information about HIV/AIDS.

The measures were developed based on preliminary focus groups with the study by: Suggested Citation: "BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES." Institute of Medicine. AIDS and Behavior: An Integrated Approach. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / Bailey, W. Politics, Drug Use and Sex: The HIV Primary Prevention Picture in the United States. Paper presented: VIIIth International AIDS Conference. There have been few reports on knowledge, attitudes and behavior with regard to HIV/AIDS among Japanese college students (Morishita et al., ; Okada et al., ; Satsuta et al., ) and attitudes of college students in provincial cities in Japan toward people with HIV/AIDS have been hardly reported at all.

The present study examines AIDS Cited by: Three independent cross-sectional surveys of public knowledge and attitudes about AIDS were conducted on a representative sample of people aged 15–54 resident in Wales.

1, were interviewed in their homes in Februaryin September and in March Cited by: ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC It then goes on to study the literature related to knowledge and stigma-related attitudes/perceptions in HIV/AIDS. The comprehensive research undertaken to study Guyanese high school students’ knowledge, attitudes/perceptions and stigma-related attitudes/perceptions of HIV/AIDS and the implications of the findings is covered in detail.

Knowledge of AIDS, attitudes toward AIDS and condoms, and behavioral changes because of AIDS were studied in students, Grades (mean age, 16 years) who completed anonymous questionnaires. While some have found that improved knowledge amongst health care workers is a strong predictor of positive attitudes and appropriate professional behaviour in dealing with AIDS (Gordin et al Paul, F., Gill, G.S.

& Choudhry, S. A study of knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes regarding AIDS, STD and human sexuality among school students in New Delhi, Second International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Delhi, November (Abstract D, ).

Google ScholarCited by: 7. Trends in public knowledge and attitudes about AIDS, South Carolina, Jones JL, Lackland DT, Kettinger LD, Gamble WB Jr. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control AIDS Program assessed the state population's knowledge and attitudes about AIDS and HIV transmission in and Author: Jones Jl, Lackland Dt, Kettinger Ld, Gamble Wb.

The Timeline reflects the history of the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic from the first reported cases in to the present—where advances in HIV prevention, care, and treatment offer hope for a long, healthy life to people who are living with, or at risk for, HIV and AIDS.

conducted a Knowledge Attitude Practice and Behaviour (KAPB) survey for UNICEF during March and April The main purpose of the study was to assess the current state of HIV risk behaviour through knowledge, attitudes and practices of adolescents and young Namibians aged 10 to 24 as a baseline and to inform future programming.

AIDS knowledge and attitudes for November, (National Center for Health Statistics, Advance Data from Vital Health Statistics, No. DHHS Pub. PHS ). Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Government Printing Office. Google ScholarCited by: 5. HIV/AIDS-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviour | Table provides results on levels of knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention methods, which is widespread.

Approximately nine in ten respondents (91 percent of women and 86 percent of men) indicate that the chances of getting the AIDS virus can be reduced by limiting sex to one uninfectedFile Size: KB. HIV/AIDS-RELATED KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, AND BEHAVIOUR 11 HIV/AIDS was first identified in India inwhen serological testing found that 10 of female sex workers in Chennai were HIV positive.

The initial response of the health authorities was slow primarily due to a common belief that AIDS would not become a problem.

DK BLANK APPENDIX A Notes on Weighting: AIDS Public Use Tape Documentation The final case weight in tape locs. produces national estimates based on the full 36 weeks of data included in the AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes tape, i.e., for data collected from May 2, through the end of the survey year.

Less than 1 year 1, 2. 1 yr., less than 5 years 1, 3. to calculate estimates of AIDS knowledge for Novemberthe user would select only those cases where processing quarter = 4 and where processing week code = - 29 4 13 30 - Jan. 5 Final weights for subsets of the AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes tape, such as for a.

Students self-completed a questionnaire that was designed to measure their knowledge and attitudes to HIV/AIDS. Results The overall average knowledge score of was 61%.

Non-Emirati and postgraduates demonstrated higher levels of knowledge compared to Emirati and undergraduate students by: The following is THE FOREWORD to my book, HIV & AIDS Knowledge and Stigma in Guyana, BY DR.

PREMILA WEBSTER, MBBS, DA, MSc, MFPHM, FFPH, DLATHE (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon), Head of School of Public Health – Oxford Deanery, and Director of Education & Training, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford.

The University of the. AIDS knowledge and attitudes among adults in Vermont. Published Date: the Vermont Department of Health attempted to measure knowledge about AIDS among residents of the State.

During the period November through Januarythe authors conducted a telephone survey of noninstitutionalized residents ages 18 and over. The AIDS epidemic, caused by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), found its way to the United States as early asbut was first noticed after doctors discovered clusters of Kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis pneumonia in gay men in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco in Treatment of HIV/AIDS is primarily via a "drug cocktail" of antiretroviral drugs, and education programs.

Today’s medical students are the future physicians of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). It is therefore essential that medical students possess the appropriate knowledge and attitudes regarding PLWHA. This study aims to evaluate knowledge and attitudes of pre-clinical Israeli medical students and to assess whether their knowledge and attitudes change throughout their pre-clinical Cited by: 8.

Differences in gay men's AIDS risk knowledge and behavior patterns in high and low AIDS prevalence cities. AIDS knowledge and attitudes in the black and Hispanic populations. During the period November through Januarythe authors conducted a telephone survey of non File Type: [PDF - KB].

prevention. This study assessed the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs towards HIV/AIDS among students at health institutes in Sana’a city, Yemen. A descriptive cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted on students selected by cluster sampling.

Students had a moderate level of HIV/AIDS knowledge (an average of % were. Migrant populations are at high risk of Human Immuno Deficiency Virus infection (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Studies of HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and practices among fishermen in developing countries have shown gaps in knowledge and fear of contagion with ambivalent attitudes towards HIV/AIDS and inconsistent universal precautions by: 7.

The epidemic of HIV continues to grow in Nigeria. Personnel in the military are at increased risk of HIV infection. Although HIV-risk related sexual behavior of Nigerian police officers has been studied, little is known about the sexual behavior of their counterparts in the Navy. This study describes knowledge of AIDS, and HIV-risk sexual behavior of naval personnel in Lagos by: Jean J.

Schensul is a medical anthropologist and senior scientist at The Institute for Community Research, in Hartford, Schensul is most notable for her research on HIV/AIDS prevention and other health-related research in the United States, as well as her extensive writing on ethnographic research methods.

She has made notable contributions to the field of applied anthropology. This paper examines HIV/AIDS education, knowledge and attitudes among year-old school pupils, using data from the `Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children: A WHO Cross-National Study' (HBSC). The HBSC study aims to develop the knowledge base of health behaviours and health indicators of adolescent schoolchildren within their social by: Havenadults" AIDSKABsurveys(Connecticut,) 45 Sources ofinformationabout AIDSreportedby homosexual/ bisexualmen,Connecticut AIDSKABsurveys() 46Author: Aaron James Roome.

identify knowledge of and attitudes to HIV since - this is the fifth such survey. This report provides an invaluable snapshot of where British society is in its response to HIV, identifies any trends over time, and highlights those areas where we need to do much better, whether in.

Trained moderators conducted twelve focus group discussions (from November through December ) that addressed knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about HIV infection and AIDS. In general, participants were familiar with HIV infection and AIDS and considered these conditions leading health problems in.

The Hiv/Aids Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Students Ateending Minority-Majority High School [Teri Malo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Thesis for Honors Program for Health Dervices Admininistration, Univ. of Central Florida. The print version of the world's largest & most current electronic textbook on AIDS.

The book provides a quick convenient reference for virtually any aspect of AIDS, from evaluation, diagnosis, & treatment to legal, educational, & public health issues. From the publishers of the NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, AIDS CLINICAL CARE, & MMWR.

Over 50 contributors summarize a decade of their. HIV/AIDS-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior HIV/AIDS-RELATED KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES,AND BEHAVIOR 12 A cquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the human immune deficiency virus (HIV), which weakens the immune system and makes the body susceptible to and unable to recover from other opportunistic diseases that can lead to.

HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes. The second part of the questionnaire was self-administered and focused on sex-ual behaviors and experiences. The questionnaire was test-ed for comprehensiveness and completion time with students from two secondary schools in a metropolitan area.KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS REGARDING HIV/AIDS AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOURS AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL LEARNERS IN KUMBA, CAMEROON.

by. ELVIS ENOWBEYANG TARKANG. submitted in accordance with the requirements. for the degree of. DOCTOR OF LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY.

in the subject. HEALTH STUDIES. at the. .HIV in the past year. The majority had high knowledge scores: 87% on HIV-related knowledge, % on the modes of transmission, and 73% on prevention. Overall, HIV knowledge was high, with a total mean score of out of 26 points.

There were significant differences in the HIV knowledge total mean scores; females had higher scores.