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
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0016955
Code Inist : 002B05C02D. Création : 31/05/1999.