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Title: HIV-related knowledge and AIDS stigma among college students in Yemen
Authors: Badahdah, A.M.
Sayem, N.
Issue Date: 2010
Language: English
Abstract: The present study analysed data from 501 Yemeni university students to examine their knowledge about HIV and their attitudes towards people with HIV/AIDS. The findings indicate that participants had several serious misunderstandings about HIV/AIDS and held negative attitudes toward people living with HIV/ AIDS. Although female students were less knowledgeable about HIV/AIDS than were male students, they held more positive attitudes toward people with HIV/AIDS. An overwhelming number of students expressed their willingness to get tested for HIV and recognized that AIDS is a serious issue facing their country. The study provides suggestions for HIV prevention efforts and ideas for future studies in Yemen
Description: 901-906
Keywords: HIV
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Subject: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
ISSN: 1020-3397
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Appears in Collections:EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)

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