A theoretically based evaluation of HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns along the Trans-Africa Highway in Kenya.
Print HIV/AIDS prevention campaign materials (e.g., posters, pamphlets, stickers) from 10 public health organizations in Kenya were evaluated according to the Extended Parallel Process Model (EPPM), a health behavior change theory based on the fear appeal literature, at various sites along the Trans-Africa Highway in Kenya.
Three groups each of commercial sex workers (CSWs), truck drivers (TDs) and their assistants (ASSTs), and young men (YM) who live and work at the truck stops participated in focus group discussions where reactions to the campaign materials were gathered according to this theoretical base.
Reactions to campaign materials varied substantially, according to the poster or pamphlet viewed.
Overall, most participants wanted more detailed information about (a) the proper way to use condoms, (b) ideas for how to negotiate condom use with reluctant partners, and (c) accurate information on symptoms of AIDS and what to do once one contracted HIV.
Both quantitative and qualitative analyses of the campaign materials are reported.
Mots-clés Pascal : Modèle théorique, Comportement, Prise décision, Prévention, Homme, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Campagne de masse, Autoroute, Communication, Education santé, Information public, Kenya, Afrique, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Theoretical model, Behavior, Decision making, Prevention, Human, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Mass campaign, Freeway, Communication, Health education, Public information, Kenya, Africa, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0034710
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 31/05/1999.