Knowledge about the disease was high, but exaggeration of risk from social contacts was common.
Although fear was associated with misperceptions, it was not always dispelled by knowledge.
Nearly half (49%) of all participants reported having used condoms, indicating that condom use is somewhat familiar and acceptable to them.
Over 80% thought that condoms offer some protection against AIDS.
Mots-clés Pascal : Virose, Infection, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Attitude, Adolescent, Connaissance, Comportement, Milieu scolaire, Condom, Risque, Perception, Prévention, Immunopathologie, Hémopathie, New Jersey
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral disease, Infection, Human, United States, North America, America, AIDS, Attitude, Adolescent, Knowledge, Behavior, School environment, Condom, Risk, Perception, Prevention, Immunopathology, Hemopathy, New Jersey
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Code Inist : 002A26M03. Création : 199406.