The level of knowledge and views of the street children/youth about AIDS in Turkey


Baybuga M. , Celik S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES, cilt.41, ss.591-597, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 41 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2003.12.010
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.591-597

Özet

The purpose of this study was to discover the level of knowledge and views of the street children and youth in Turkey about AIDS. Five focus group discussions were held with 44 children. On the data collection form there were questions about their age, status of working and living status on the streets, gender, source of information about AIDS, high-risk groups, and knowledge on the ways of transmission and getting protected from AIDS.