A convenience sample of 587 subjects was selected from the waiting areas of community health centers in Harris County, TX.
They completed a structured interview that included questions on their knowledge of acquired immunodefiency syndrome (AIDS) transmission and prevention.
An ANOVA showed significant differences in knowledge between each racial group.
Cumulative scores were whites, 78 percent correct; blacks, 68 percent correct; and Hispanics, 61 percent correct.
Mots-clés Pascal : Virose, Infection, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Connaissance, Minorité, Ethnie, Négroïde, Caucasoïde, Education, Homme, Etude comparative, Entretien, Revenu, Faible, Immunopathologie, Hémopathie, Etats Unis, Hispanique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral disease, Infection, North America, America, AIDS, Knowledge, Minority, Ethnic group, Negroid, Caucasoid, Education, Human, Comparative study, Interview, Tempering, Low, Immunopathology, Hemopathy, United States
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0437400
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.