• 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 ...
    • Knowledge and practice characteristics of pharmacists in Qatar towards medication use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey 

      Abdul Rouf, Pallivalapilla; Thomas, Binny; Elkassem, Wessam; Tarannum, Asma; Al Saad, Doua; Gasim, Mohammed M.; Al Hail, Moza (‎2018-02)‎
      Background: Medication use during pregnancy is common. Pharmacists have an important role in improving medication use during pregnancy. There is a lack of empirical evidence on pharmacists' knowledge and practice characteristics towards medication use in pregnancy. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the knowledge and practice characteristics of pharmacists in Qatar about medicines use in pregnancy. Methods: A cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study was conducted over a period of 6 months in 2010. Questionnaires were distributed to 400 ...
    • [‎Knowledge and practice of doctors and midwives working in primary health care regarding screening for cervical and breast cancers]‎ 

      Hsairi, M.; Fakhfakh, R.; Bellaaj, R.; Achour, N. (‎2003)‎
      We assessed the knowledge and practices of breast and cervical cancer of 286 physicians and 126 midwives working in primary health care in Tunis who responded to an anonymous questionnaire. Questions were related to knowledge of the epidemiology and survival rates in the early stages of breast and cervical cancers, to training in this domain and to the degree of involvement in this screening. The knowledge of the two cancers was relatively modest among both physicians and midwives. The systematic practice of Pap smear was significantly more ...
    • Knowledge and practice of university students in Lebanon regarding contraception 

      Barbour, B.; Salameh, P. (‎2009)‎
      We evaluated knowledge and practice of Lebanese university students regarding contraception in a cross-sectional, comparative study on students in public and private universities using an Arabic language self-administered questionnaire. We found low levels of knowledge of contraception. The majority of males [‎73.3%]‎ and a few females [‎21.8%]‎ declared previous sexual relations: the majority of males had used a condom [‎86.1%]‎, but females had generally not used contraceptives [‎75.6%]‎
    • Knowledge and practices of health care workers and medical students towards universal precautions in hospitals in Mazandaran Province 

      Motamed, N.; Baba Mahmoodi, F.; Khalilian, A.; Peykanheirati, M.; Nozari, M. (‎2006)‎
      This study investigated knowledge of and practices towards universal precautions among 540 health care workers and medical students in 2 university hospitals in Mazandaran Province, Islamic Republic of Iran. Only 65.8% and 90.0% staff in the 2 hospitals and 53.5% of medical students had heard about universal precautions. Overall, there was a low understanding of precautions, except concerning disposal of sharps, contact with vaginal fluid, use of mask and gown or cleaning spilled blood. Health workers had difficulty distinguishing between deep ...
    • Knowledge and practices of medical students to prevent tuberculosis transmission in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

      Teixeira, Eleny Guimarães; Menzies, Dick; Cunha, Antonio Jose Ledo Alves; Luiz, Ronir Raggio; Ruffino-Netto, Antonio; Scartozzoni, Marcio Samara; Portela, Poliana; Trajman, Anete (‎2008)‎
    • Knowledge and practices of pregnant women about folic acid in pregnancy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 

      Al Hossani, H.; Abouzeid, H.; Salah,M.M.; Farag, H.M.; Fawzy, E. (‎2010)‎
      This study assessed the knowledge and practices about folic acid in pregnancy among pregnant women attending 2 main maternal and child health centres in Abu Dhabi. The majority of the 277 interviewed mothers [‎79.1%]‎ had heard of folic acid and 46.6% had accurate knowledge about the role of folate in preventing neural tube defects. There were good practices regarding folate supplementation in the current pregnancy; most of the interviewed mothers took it daily and in the recommended dose. However, only a minority took it prior to pregnancy. ...
    • Knowledge and practices of women in Iraqi universities on breast self examination 

      Alwan, N.; Al Attar, W.; Eliessa, R.; Al Madfaie, Z.; Nedal, F. (‎2012)‎
      This study evaluated the knowledge and practice of breast self-examination [‎BSE]‎, among a sample of educated Iraqi women. The study sample comprised 858 women aged 18-62 years affiliated to 6 major Iraqi universities, categorized according to occupation as teaching staff [‎11.5%]‎, administrative staff [‎18.0%]‎ and students [‎70.5%]‎. Data were collected by a self-completed questionnaire. In all, 93.9% of the women had heard about BSE, the main source of information was television [‎39.9%]‎, doctors [‎18.4%]‎ and the awareness campaign of the Iraqi National ...
    • Knowledge and practices of women in Monastir, Tunisia regarding breastfeeding 

      Bouanene, I.; El Mhamdi, S.; Sriha, A.; Bouslah, A.; Soltani, M. (‎2010)‎
      0We assessed the prevalence of breastfeeding and its determinants and mothers' knowledge and practices towards this issue among 354 women attending primary health centres for their child's 6- month vaccination in the region of Monastir in 2008. The mean age of the women was 30 [‎SD 5.5]‎ years. Most [‎90.8%]‎ knew that breastfeeding helped prevent infections in babies but only 38.5% knew that breast milk supplies all infant feeding needs until 6 months of age. While was 94.4% breastfed their babies to start, only 1.9% continued exclusive breastfeeding ...