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ERIC Number: EJ747205
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 16
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 35
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1538-1927
20 Years Later and Still at Risk: College Students' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors about HIV/HIDS
Polacek, Georgia Johnston N. L.; Hicks, Jennifer A.; Oswalt, Sara B.
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, v6 n1 p73-88 2007
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection rates in the United States continue unabated among some groups, with young adults of color at greater risk than others. This study sought to determine college students' knowledge, perceptions, and behaviors related to HIV/AIDS. Undergraduate students (N = 443) at a large, urban Hispanic-serving institution in south Texas were surveyed. Participants' self-reported knowledge of HIV transmission was moderate; significant differences exist between age and ethnic groups for some items. Implications for education and prevention campaigns are discussed. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas