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Title: HIV/AIDS-Related Knowledge and Attitudes of Palestinian Women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
Authors: Husseini, Abdullatif
Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen
Issue Date: May-2007
Publisher: ResearchGate
Abstract: Objective: To explore Palestinian women’s knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes towards HIV/ AIDS. Methods: Data used in this study were collected as a part of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2004 in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). Results: Most of the women in the OPT (93.4%) had heard of AIDS. They had fair general knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention methods and transmission. TV was the main source of information about HIV/AIDS. Among the determinants of HIV/AIDS knowledge identified by this study were education, region, and locality. Conclusion: A research-informed policy concerning HIV/AIDS prevention should be formulated
Description: Niveen,Abu-Rmeileh:Community and Public Health
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