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آگاهی، نگرش و عملکرد دانشجویان دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران در مورد پیشگیری از ایدز در سال 1385-86

میرنژاد, رضا and کیانی, جلال and جدی, فرهاد and علاالدینی, فرشید (1387) آگاهی، نگرش و عملکرد دانشجویان دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران در مورد پیشگیری از ایدز در سال 1385-86. نشریه دانشکده پرستاری و مامایی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران(دو ماهنامه پرستاری ایران) ــ 21 (56). pp. 17-26. شاپا ۲۰۰۸-۵۹۳۱

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Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Iran University of Medical Sciences Students about AIDS

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Background and Aim:Young people are the major group at risk of acquiring AIDS worldwide. It seems that proper education and having knowledge about prevention methods is the most effective way for reducing the risk of HIV infection among this group. The aim of this survey was to elucidate the degree of knowledge, attitude, and practice of Iran University of Medical Sciences students about AIDS in 2006-2007.Material and Method:The study population consisted of 4237 students, from which 550students were selected randomly based on each school/faculty student population. A self administered questionnaire, consisted of questions regarding demographic data, knowledge,attitude, and practice about AIDS, was used to collect data. Data were analyzed by SPSS software.Results:Most students in different grades and schools/faculties had high levels of knowledge (above 60%) about AIDS and its transmission routes. Among them, medical students had the highest level of knowledge, compared with other students (P<0.05). Most students (75.8%) indicated that they had been previously informed about AIDS through mass media (radio, TV). Seventy five percent of the samples had positive attitude towards preventive methods and believed that by strictly observing preventive behaviors, it is not only possible to reduce the chances of disease transmission, but also, to interact with AIDS afflicted individuals,properly. Around 84.7% of the students believed that proper sterilization of instruments is adequate for virus eradication and 55.5% of them believed that chlorine bleaching of blood contaminated surfaces is the best disinfection method.Conclusion:The results of this survey indicate the importance of education through mass media and other means such as university books, in reducing the risk of AIDS transmission.Education of preventive methods, both in simple and sophisticated language can do the most in elevating the general knowledge of people about AIDS and its methods of transmission.Keywords: Knowledge- Attitude- Practice – HIV- Student

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : فارسی
نویسنده مسئول :رضا میرنژاد
نویسنده :جلال کیانی
نویسنده :فرهاد جدی
نویسنده :فرشید علاالدینی
Additional Information:Indexing in: Google scholar, DOAJ, SID, ISC, Index Copernicus
Uncontrolled Keywords:آگاهی ، نگرش، عملکرد، پیشگیری از HIV
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Knowledge, attitude, responses, HIV
Subjects:QW Microbiology and Immunology
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Basic Sciences > Department of Pathology
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Basic Sciences > Department of Anatomy
ID Code:10514
Deposited By: Dr. Farhad Jeddi
Deposited On:27 Mar 1398 11:49
Last Modified:27 Mar 1398 11:54

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