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  1. Early effects of a school-based human immunodeficiency virus infection and sexual risk prevention intervention.

    Article - En anglais


    To determine the short-term effect of a middle and high school-based human immunodeficiency virus and sexuality intervention (Rochester AIDS Prevention Project for Youth [RAPP]) on knowledge, self-efficacy, and behavior intention.


    Nonrandomized intervention study with 2 intervention groups and 1 control group.


    Middle and high school health classes in an urban, predominantly minority school district.


    Middle and high school students (N=3635) enrolled in health classes in 9 schools ; 50% African American, 16% Hispanic, 20% white, and 14% other.

    Less than 10% of students refused participation.


    There were 3 study conditions :

    • (1) Control, usual health education curriculum taught by classroom teacher ;

    • (2) RAPP adult health educator, intervention curriculum implemented by ethnically diverse male-female pairs of highly trained health educators ;

    • and (3) RAPP peer educator, intervention implemented by male-female pairs of extensively trained high school students.

    Health classes within schools were assigned to 1 of the 3 conditions each semester, and simultaneous implementation of the control program with health educators or peer educators in the same school and during the same semester was not permitted. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Programme, Prévention, Age scolaire, Intervention, Ecole, Comportement sexuel, Exploration, Résultat, Adolescent, Homme, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Program, Prevention, School age, Operation, School, Sexual behavior, Exploration, Result, Adolescent, Human, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0016955

    Code Inist : 002B05C02D. Création : 31/05/1999.