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survey of knowledge and attitudes about hiv and aids in the work setting.

Simon Callow

survey of knowledge and attitudes about hiv and aids in the work setting.

by Simon Callow

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Published by PEL in London .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) - Polytechnic of East London, Psychology Department, 1992.

ContributionsPolytechnic of East London. Psychology Department.
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Open LibraryOL20065065M

  Introduction The evidence is mixed on the HIV knowledge, attitude, and practices of youth in Iran. The aim of the current study was to assess knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Iranian youth towards HIV through a national survey. Materials and Methods Through a cross-sectional study with multistage cluster sampling, we administered a pilot-tested standard questionnaire to assess the .   Introduction. HIV/AIDS has claimed more deaths worldwide (WHO). With the highest percentage of people with HIV/AIDS living in sub‐Saharan Africa, South Africa has been named the epicentre of HIV/AIDS (Health Systems Trust).The advent of antiretroviral (ARV) treatment even with its limitations to slow the progression of the disease rather than cure has prolonged the life of affected .

  Against AIDS. campaign encourages increased HIV testing among all Americans, with special efforts targeting African Americans, Hispanics/ Latinos, and gay and bisexual men. NHAS TARGETS FOR In July , the National HIV/AIDS Strategy was updated to reflect the current state of the epidemic and provide bold new goals for the next five. An estimated million people in the USA are living with HIV/AIDS. Nearly , of these individuals do not know that they are infected. In , the CDC recommended that all healthcare providers routinely offer HIV screening to adolescent and adult patients. Nurse-dentist collaborations present unique opportunities to provide rapid oral HIV screening to patients in dental clinic settings.

The past 30 years have seen huge advances in the medical treatment of HIV, with life expectancy in those diagnosed in the UK today similar to that in the general population. Despite the fact that we have surpassed the UNAIDS targets on diagnosis and treatment, stigmatising attitudes towards people living with HIV have persisted and are experienced even within the health service. Objectives: A cornerstone of HIV prevention in South Africa is voluntary HIV antibody counselling and testing (VCT), but only one in five South Africans aware of VCT have been tested. This study examined the relation between HIV testing history, attitudes towards testing, and AIDS stigmas. Methods: Men (n = ) and women (n = ) living in a black township in Cape Town completed venue.


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Survey of knowledge and attitudes about hiv and aids in the work setting by Simon Callow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Adequate knowledge regarding HIV/AIDS is a powerful way of promoting positive attitudes as well as engaging in safe practices. 16 The attitude regarding HIV/AIDS in turn is expected to determine people’s sexual behaviour.

16 Many prevention programmes have focussed on increasing knowledge on transmission, with the aim of overcoming Cited by: 2. PDF | On Jan 1,Sovannary Tuot and others published Baseline Survey on HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices, and Related Risk Behaviors among Most At Risk Populations | Find, read and.

The study findings showed that, on the whole, the levels of awareness of HIV/AIDS, knowledge of its origins and knowledge of preventive behaviors appeared to be considerably higher than their level of protective behaviors for safe sex—i.e., their knowledge and awareness did not change significantly their risky : Komanduri S.

Murty. knowledge on HIV/AIDS and attitudes towards PLHIV among staff is necessary, in order that barriers that prevent PLHIV from working after diagnosis are removed. In addition, differences in HIV knowledge and attitudes by sex, age, education level and monthly income provide useful information for planning of education programmes.

The objective of the study was to describe HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes, risk behaviors, and sources of information among construction workers in China.

A cross-sectional survey of construction workers was conducted among 4 construction sites in Shenyang city in Cited by: 1. Fido A and Al Kazemi R.

Survey of HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes of Kuwaiti family physicians. Family Practice ; – Introduction. The HIV/AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) epidemic has resulted in a tremendous health care burden with an increasing need for primary health services. Results.

Of subjects, 59% were women. All subjects were HIV-negative. Inadequate knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention was observed in 67% and risk factors varied by gender (interaction p-value attitudes were displayed by 85% subjects; associated factors were: rural residence, low educational level and low income.

The objective of this study was to assess students' knowledge, attitudes and practices on HIV and AIDS. A questionnaire was administered to a cross section of Chinese undergraduates. Respondents were asked to provide information about knowledge and attitudes about HIV/AIDS. Study results indicated that the majority of undergraduates had a moderate level of HIV and AIDS knowledge.

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.

The study also assessed stigma and anxiety, condom use and attitudes, self-efficacy and HIV risk perceptions. HIV and AIDS are the same thing. T F DK 2. There is a cure for AIDS. T F DK 3. A person can get HIV from a toilet seat. T F DK 4. Coughing and sneezing DO NOT spread HIV. T F DK 5. HIV can be spread by mosquitoes.

T F DK 6. AIDS is the cause of HIV. T F DK 7. A person can get HIV by sharing a glass of water with someone who has HIV. T F DK 8. A survey was conducted including participants during a series of public HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns from to in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Participants completed a questionnaire including socio-demographic data, and questions around knowledge and attitudes toward HIV/AIDS.

A knowledge score was created. Title of the Study: HIV/AIDS Awareness Survey Principal Investigator: Joseph Elder (phone: ) Student Researcher: DeMarco Bowen DESCRIPTION OF THE RESEARCH You are invited to participate in a research study about the knowledge and awareness of HIV/AIDS at UW-Madison.

In Tanzania HIV / Aids was the top concern for 66% of respondents, (Nigeria 52%, India 29%). HIV / Aids is seen as more of a worry than terrorism in 10 out of the 15 countries surveyed. HIV / Aids was a relatively low concern for respondents in China. There exists a lack of awareness of the risk and causes of HIV / Aids.

This study aimed to assess knowledge of and attitudes toward HIV/AIDS among a community in a semi-urban setting in Malaysia, to determine factors affecting perceptions toward people living with HIV in the community, and to provide baseline information for planning preventive measures against HIV/AIDS.

This cross-sectional study was conducted in August Our purpose was to assess the knowledge and attitudes, source of HIV and AIDS information, and behaviors related to HIV and AIDS among female college students in Taiwan and to explore the factors associated with knowledge and attitudes of HIV and AIDS among female college students in Taiwan.

We employed a descriptive cross-sectional design. HIV Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior. The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) have been asking questions about HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and behaviors since Indicators include knowledge of HIV prevention methods, attitudes towards those living with AIDS, beliefs about AIDS transmission, and experiences with higher-risk sex, including paid sex.

HIV/AIDS infection in health care facility has become a major health problem. Especially in resource poor setting health care workers are managing huge number of HIV infected patients that made them to be more exposed to HIV infection. This situation makes the use of post exposure prophylaxis for HIV very important.

Therefore the aim of the study was to assess knowledge, attitude. Understanding the AIDS Dementia Complex (ADC), The challenge of HIV and its effect on the central nervous system. 1–45 in R. price and S. Perry, eds. HIV, AIDS. Majority of the nursing students possess positive attitudes towards patients infected with HIV and are more than willing to provide care to such patients but lacked knowledge regarding HIV policies.

Two instruments were used: a demographic questionnaire and the Youth Survey, which included questions on knowledge, attitudes and beliefs. Findings. The majority of the adolescents had a moderate level of overall HIV/AIDS knowledge, but lacked knowledge in the areas of mode of transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS.

AIS Survey Related Topics. Information on AIS Indicators are available for the following topics: HIV - Overview of DHS research on HIV Prevalence, Indicators, and Services; HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior - Knowledge of HIV prevention. The aim of this study was to investigate and present some pertinent comments concerning Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) knowledge, attitudes and misconceptions among the general population in a city of west Turkey.

This study was deemed important and relevant due to the increasing importance of AIDS in Turkey and the other countries. Using a multistage area .Post-intervention survey on the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices of people in Lagos State, Nigeria about HIV/AIDS.

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