ERIC Number: ED475540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Campus HIV Prevention Strategies: Planning for Success.
Hoban, Mary T.; Ottenritter, Nan W.; Gascoigne, Jan L.; Kerr, Dianne L.
This document presents the results of the National College Health Risk Behavior Survey (NCHRBS) conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that pertain to HIV transmission. These results include sexual assault, alcohol and other drug use, and sexual behaviors. The survey was administered to a nationally representative random sample of college students. The report includes data from 4,609 undergraduate college students age 18 and over, representing a response rate of 60% overall. Report highlights include (1) 62% of respondents had sexual intercourse during the 30 days preceding the survey, while only 28% of this group reported that either they or their partner used a condom all or some of the time; (2) 41% of respondents had been taught about AIDS or HIV infection in their college classrooms; (3) in 2000, 1,688 people age 13 to 24 were reported with AIDS, bringing the cumulative total to 31,293 cases of AIDS in this age group; and (4) the overall incidence of AIDS is declining, but there has not been a comparable decline in the number of newly diagnosed HIV cases among youth. This document offers sample Campus Assessment Worksheets and Action Plan Worksheets for each of eight indicators, which form the basis of the chapters. Organization Directory and Organizations by Indicator appended. (Contains 66 references.) (NB)
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Condoms, Health Education, Health Promotion, Safe Sex, Sexuality, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Student Welfare, Two Year Colleges, Wellness
Community College Press, One Dupont Circle NW, Ste. 410, Washington, DC 20036 ($25 nonmembers; $20 members). Web site: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.; American Coll. Health Association, Evanston, IL.
Note: Developed by the American Association of Community Colleges, the American College Health Association, and The BACCHUS & GAMMA Peer Education Network under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Program Announcement # 95032: National System to Prevent HIV and Other Serious Health Problems in Postsecondary Students.