One hundred sixteen healthy high school pupils were interviewed and completed a questionnaire concerning their knowledge about asthma and their attitude towards asthmatic peers.
They were compared with 35 asthmatic pupils studying at the same school.
The level of knowledge was quite satisfactory, with the knowledge of the asthmatic pupils being somewhat higher than that of the healthy pupils, but without statistical significance.
There was a correlation with the age of the pupils in both groups (p<0.0001).
The source of pupils' knowledge came principally from the media (television and newspapers), the family (talking with parents), treating physicians, and school nurses.
Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Adolescent, Homme, Exploration, Etude comparative, Education sanitaire, Asthme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Respiratory disease, Adolescent, Human, Exploration, Comparative study, Health education, Asthma
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0372195
Code Inist : 002B11B. Création : 199406.