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|Title: ||Knowledge of HIV/AIDS. An intergenerational perspective|
|Authors: ||Frias, Ana|
|Editors: ||Fonseca, César|
HIV / AIDS
|Issue Date: ||9-Jul-2019|
|Publisher: ||editorial Discovery|
|Citation: ||Frias, A., Martin, G., Sim-sim, M., Barros, L., Chora; A. (2019). Knowledge about HIV/AIDS. Intergenerational perspective. In Handbook of Research on Health Systems and Organizations for an Aging Society IGI.Global: editorial Discovery|
Generations of young people, adults and the elderly have or have had different ways of acquiring knowledge about HIV / AIDS. The accessibility of information, the evolution of information technology, or the sexualized connotation, can influence knowledge in the various generations.
Objective: describe the knowledge about HIV / AIDS among college students and family predecessors.
Method: quantitative, descriptive, cross-sectional study. Convenience sample of 147 participants recruited from students and their families. A knowledge scale of eighteen items was applied. Ethical principles cautioned, project with registration nº13009 in the Ethics Committee of the University of Évora.
Results: Through analysis of multiple responses it was observed that the most important source of information is television. Most participants reveal knowledge about HIV / AIDS. Women have more knowledge. There are significant inter-generational differences, exhibiting the youngsters the highest level of knowledge.|
|URI: ||Handbook of Research on Health Systems and Organizations for an Aging Society|
|Appears in Collections:||ENF - Publicações - Capítulos de Livros|
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