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    • Knowledge about condoms and their use in less developed countries during a period of rising AIDS prevalence. 

      Goldberg, H. I.; Lee, N. C.; Oberle, M. W.; Peterson, H. B. (‎1989)‎
    • Knowledge about cystic fibrosis and other genetic diseases in affected families and in the general population / by J. J. Cassiman 

      Cassiman, J. J; World Health Organization. Hereditary Diseases Programme; Joint WHO/ICF(‎MA Task Force on Cystic Fibrosis (‎1990 : Leningrad/Moscow, USSR)‎ (‎WHO/HDP/ICF(‎M)‎A/TF/90.4.WP.2. Unpublished, 1990)‎
    • Knowledge about hepatitis B and C among patients attending family medicine clinics in Karachi 

      Khuwaja, A.K.; Qureshi, R.; Fatmi, Z. (‎2002)‎
      Knowledge about hepatitis B and C was assessed in a cross-sectional study of 300 adults aged 18 or older attending family medicine clinics at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. Most knew that hepatitis B and C are viral diseases that primarily affect the liver, but knowledge about risk factors for disease transmission was poor. Approximately 70% knew that hepatitis B is vaccine preventable; 60% had the misconception that hepatitis C is also vaccine preventable. The majority incorrectly believed that people with hepatitis B or C should ...
    • [‎Knowledge about hepatitis B and C viruses and HIV among blood donors in Casablanca]‎ 

      Boutayeb, H.; Aamoum, A.; Benchemsi, N. (‎2006)‎
      A survey was conducted in the Casablanca Regional Blood Transfusion Centre from to May 2002. A questionnaire was given to 1750 blood donors from different groups of society February to assess the knowledge of the public about hepatitis B and C and human immunodeficiency viruses. The responses indicated that the mechanism of HIV transmission was well known to the public: 85% gave correct answers. Hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses were less well understood: 60% and 54% gave correct answers respectively. Our study suggests that the public needs ...
    • Knowledge about pandemic influenza and compliance with containment measures among Australians 

      Eastwood, Keith; Durrheim, David; Francis, J Lynn; d’Espaignet, Edouard Tursan; Duncan, Sarah; Islam, Fakhrul; Speare, Rick (‎2009-8)‎
    • Knowledge about standard precautions among university hospital nurses in the United Arab Emirates 

      Sreedharan, J.; Muttappillymyalil, J.; Venkotramana, M. (‎2011)‎
      Standard/universal precautions reduce the risk of transmission of bloodborne infections among patients and health care workers. This study was conducted to assess the awareness and knowledge of standard precautions among nurses in a university teaching hospital in Ajman, United Arab Emirates. All nurses working in the hospital were given a structured, self-administered, anonymous questionnaire: 101 nurses participated [‎range of experience from < 1 to 22 years]‎. Overall 97.0% of respondents were familiar with the concept of standard precautions. ...
    • Knowledge and attitude about antismoking legislation in Morocco according to smoking status 

      Tachfouti, N.; El Rhazi, K.; Berraho, M.; Benjelloun, M.C.; Slama, K.; Nejjari, C. (‎2011)‎
      Despite tobacco control legislation enacted in Morocco in 1996, the Moroccan population appears to have little interest in or awareness of tobacco control measures. This household survey aimed to assess knowledge and attitudes about tobacco legislation among Moroccans, according to their smoking status. A cross-sectional study was conducted on a random sample of 9195 Moroccans. Only 33.3% knew about the antismoking legislation: 38.7% of smokers versus 323% of non-smokers. Among the 3050 people who knew about the law, 60.1% knew about the ban on ...
    • Knowledge and attitude about HIV/AIDS of schoolteachers in Yazd, Islamic Republic of Iran 

      Mazloomy, S.S.; Baghianimoghadam, M.H. (‎2008)‎
      A cross-sectional interview study was made with 290 teachers in 10 high schools in Yazd city, Islamic Republic of Iran. More than 90% of the participants had previously received information about HIV and AIDS. Only 207 [‎71.4%]‎ correctly answered all questions on methods of transmission of HIV/AIDS. Most knew about sexual contact [‎93.1%]‎ and infected blood [‎92.1%]‎ as methods of transmission. Some teachers [‎20.3%]‎ thought that mosquitoes could transmit HIV/AIDS. Regarding attitudes toward HIV/AIDS, over 55% of the teachers agreed or strongly agreed ...
    • Knowledge and attitudes about intrauterine devices among women's health care providers in El Salvador 

      Hohmann, Heather Lyn; Cremer, Miriam L; Gonzalez, Enrique; Maza, Mauricio (‎2011)‎
    • Knowledge and attitudes about reproductive health and HIV/AIDS among family planning clients 

      Abdel Megeid, A. (‎1996)‎
      The knowledge of and attitudes towards reproductive health, and in particular STDs and AIDS, were assessed in 4000 women attending primary health care/family planning facilities in Alexandria, Egypt. In all, 66% did not know the significance of the term reproductive health and 50% considered female circumcision necessary. Of the 69% of women using contraceptives, 93% were using interuterine devices. The majority knew about AIDS but did not know that the use of condoms can prevent transmission of STDs, including HIV. A comprehensive programme ...
    • Knowledge and attitudes in Puerto Rico concerning dengue prevention 

      Pérez-Guerra, Carmen L; Seda, Hilda; García-Rivera, Enid J; Clark, Gary G (‎2005)‎
    • Knowledge and attitudes of dental patients towards cross-infection control measures in dental practice 

      Mousa, Adel A.; Mahmoud, Nadia M.; Tag El Din, Azza M. (‎1997)‎
      The knowledge and attitudes of 460 dental patients attending outpatient dental clinics in Alexandria, Tanta, and El-Mansoura universities were studied. Every patient was interviewed individually using a questionnaire concerning the routine use of protective gloves, masks and spectacles. The results revealed that 90% of the patients expected dentists to wear gloves, 73% expected them to wear face masks and 37% to wear spectacles. Most patients believed that gloves were for the patient's protection while face masks and spectacles were for the ...
    • Knowledge and attitudes of teenage students in relation to sexual issues 

      Al Ginedy, Mervat; El Sayed, Nasr M.; Darwish, Ahmed A. (‎1998)‎
      A total of 1186 Egyptian students from the governorate capital cities of Menoufia, Beheira and Beni Sueif were interviewed between October and December 1993 to determine their knowledge of and attitudes towards human sexuality. The sample comprised 620 male and 566 female students aged 13-20 years [‎preparatory and secondary schools]‎. The results indicated that there was a general lack of knowledge of sexual issues. An informal programme is recommended to improve adolescents' knowledge of sexual matters and correct misconceptions
    • Knowledge and attitudes towards AIDS among Saudi and non-Saudi bus drivers 

      Abdelmoneim, I.; Khan, M.Y.; Daffalla, A.; Al Ghamdi, S.; Al Gamal, M. (‎2002)‎
      We explored the AIDS knowledge and attitudes of long-distance [‎non-Saudi]‎ and in-city [‎Saudi]‎ bus drivers in Saudi Arabia. The 69 non-Saudi drivers tended to score higher on knowledge than the 40 Saudi drivers although there were several gaps in their knowledge. As regards attitude, more Saudis knew that chastity could protect against AIDS and both groups tended to think that they were not the kind of people to get AIDS. Intensive health education and follow up is highly recommended for this sector of workers
    • Knowledge and concern about avian influenza among secondary school students in Taif, Saudi Arabia 

      Al Shehri, A.S.; Abdel Fattah, M.; Hifnawy, T. (‎2006)‎
      This study identified knowledge and concerns about avian influenza among secondary school students in Taif, Saudi Arabia. A stratified random sample of 514 students from 6 secondary schools was given a self-administered multiple-choice questionnaire. Knowledge scores were significantly related to socioeconomic indicators. Approximately 70% of the participants reported that media [‎TV and/or radio]‎ was the source of their information. Overall, 65.4% of the participants said they expected there to be cases of avian influenza in Saudi Arabia this ...
    • [‎Knowledge and life experience of mothers facing certain teenager's addictive behaviours in the region of Tunis]‎ 

      Askri, M.; Belgacem, B.; Zine, I.; Haddad, M.; Besrour, M. (‎2008)‎
      We surveyed 415 mothers who regularly consult primary healthcare centres about their knowledge of addictive behavior in teenagers in relation to tobacco, alcohol and drugs. Most mothers considered the teenage period difficult. Apprehension of this period increased with the educational level of the mothers. Mothers did not often discuss the issue of addiction with their children, especially related to alcohol and drugs. Nevertheless, the mothers were aware of the risks of addiction. They considered information campaigns about this topic an efficient ...
    • Knowledge and management of fever among Moroccan parents 

      Rkain, M.; Rkain, I.; Safi, M.; Kabiri, M.; Ahid, S.; Benjelloun, B. D. S. (‎2014)‎
      كثرا ما يكون لدى الآباء أفكار خاطئة عن الحمى التي تصيب الأطفال، كما أن المعلومات المتاحة عن التدبير العلاجي المنزلي للطفل المصاب بالحمى قليلة في المغرب. وقد استهدفت هذه الدراسة معرفة مدركات ومعارف وممارسات الأسر حول الحمى التي تصيب الأطفال، فأجرى الباحثون مقابلات مع 264 من آباء الأطفال الذين أصيبوا بالحمى في أعمار تراوحت بين 0 - 16 عاما، وذلك في قسم طوارئ الأطفال في الرباط في عام 2011 . واتضح للباحثين أن 3.5 % فقط من الآباء يعرفون التعريف الصحيح لدرجة الحرارة أثناء الحمى، وأن 54.4 % منهم يتعرفون على إصابة الطفل بالحمى باستخدام مقياس الحرارة، وأن ...
    • Knowledge and perceptions about AIDS among married women in Bangkok / I. Shah ... [‎et al.]‎ 

      Shah, Iqbal H; Thongthai, V; Leoprapai, B; Mundigo, Axel I; Prasartkul, P; Chamratrithirong, Aphichat (‎1991)‎
    • Knowledge and perceptions of prescribers regarding adherence to standard treatment guidelines for malaria: a comparative cross-sectional study from Pakistan 

      Malik, M.; Hassali, M.A.A.; Shafie, A.A.; Hussain, A. (‎2014)‎
      Despite the availability of standard treatment guidelines for malaria in Pakistan adherence to protocols by prescribers is poor.This descriptive, cross-sectional study aimed to explore the perceptions and knowledge of prescribers in Islamabad and Rawalpindi cities towards adherence to standard treatment guidelines for malaria.A questionnaire was distributed to a random sample of 360 prescribers; 64.7% were satisfied with the available antimalarial drugs and 41.3% agreed that antimalarial drugs should only be prescribed after diagnostic testing.Only ...