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AIDS knowledge and attitudes of Hispanic Americans provisional data from the 1988 National Health Interview Survey by Deborah A. Dawson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control in [Hyattsville, Md .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Health surveys -- United States.

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Other titlesProvisional data from the 1988 National Health Interview Survey.
StatementDeborah A. Dawson and Ann M. Hardy.
SeriesNCHS advancedata -- no. 166., DHHS publication -- no. (PHS) 89-1250.
ContributionsCenters for Disease Control (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17673620M

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AIDS knowledge and attitudes of Hispanic Americans; provisional data from the National Health Interview Survey Personal Author: Dawson, Deborah A.; Hardy, Ann M.;. In and again in , the National Center for Health Statistics conducted a survey of the AIDS related knowledge and beliefs of Hispanic and non-Hispanic adults in the United States. A survey of Los Angeles Hispanic women was conducted in African-American and Hispanic-American adolescents, HIV infection, and preventive intervention Article (PDF Available) in AIDS Education and Prevention 2(4) February with 33 Reads. Suggested Citation: "BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES." Institute of Medicine. AIDS and Behavior: An Integrated Approach. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Bailey, W. b. Politics, Drug Use and Sex: The HIV Primary Prevention Picture in the United States. Paper presented: VIIIth International AIDS Conference.

The AIDS epidemic, caused by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), found its way to the United States as early as , but was first noticed after doctors discovered clusters of Kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis pneumonia in gay men in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco in Treatment of HIV/AIDS is primarily via a "drug cocktail" of antiretroviral drugs, and education programs. Abstract. AIDS is one of the most urgent and challenging health problems facing Hispanics living in the United States and its territories. Since , Hispanics (approximately 9% of the population) have represented 15–16% of all male AIDS cases, 20–21% of all Cited by: 3. AIDS Prevention among Hispanics: Needs, Risk Behaviors, and Cultural Values Article (PDF Available) in Public Health Reports (5) September with 33 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Gerardo Marin. Methods. Data for the present analysis came from a larger community-based anonymous survey (Ross et al., ; Essien et al., , ) designed to determine knowledge, misconceptions, and sources of information in minority populations regarding HIV study relied on self-administered questionnaires and respondents were recruited from public parks, mass transit locations Cited by:

A majority (52%) of white Americans believe that American culture has changed for the worse since the s, a view shared by about one-third of black (33%) and Hispanic Americans (31%). Roughly 6-in black Americans (57%) and Hispanic Americans (58%) say that American culture and way of life is better today than it was in the s.   AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes of Hispanic Americans, Provisional Data From the National Health Interview Survey. Dawson, D. A., Hardy, A. M. Ap 24 pp. (PHS) pdf icon [PDF – MB] No. AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes of Black Americans, Provisional Data From the National Health Interview Survey. Pilot-tested and refined with a prior sample of African-American and Hispanic adolescents, the battery contained scales on demographic items, drug use and sexual activity, and HIV infection knowledge, attitudes, and risks. Overall, alpha reliability for the self-report battery wasCited by: AIDS Educ Prev. Feb;13(1) Abstract. This investigation compared the effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral HIV risk reduction intervention with a standard care (SC) comparison condition in modifying HIV risk related knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviour at 6-month and month follow-ups among HIV sero-negative males.