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Title: Knowledge of HIV/AIDS. An intergenerational perspective
Authors: Frias, Ana
Martin, Jorge
Sim-Sim, Margarida
Barros, Luz
Chora, Maria
Editors: Fonseca, César
Lopes, José
Mendes, David
Mendes, Felismina
García-Alonso, José
Keywords: Knowledge
generation effect
nursing students
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
Abstract: Summary 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
ISBN: 9781522598183
Type: bookPart
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