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


Baybuga M. , Celik S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES, vol.41, no.6, pp.591-597, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2003.12.010
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.591-597

Abstract

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.