To determine attitudinal predictors of health-care providers' willingness to treat HIV-infected patients.
We also tested the hypothesis that differences between dental and medical students in their expressed desire to treat HIV-infected patients result from differences in their clinical exposure to bloodborne pathogens and their clinical training.
A cross-sectional design was used to administer a self-report questionnaire format to preserve subject anonymity.
A questionnaire was used to assess attitudes, knowledge, and behavior associated with the care of HIV-infected patients.
Both bivariate statistics and logistic regression techniques were used to determine factors related to the desire to treat HIV-infected patients.
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Etudiant, Médecin, Dentiste, Attitude, Traitement, Questionnaire, Anonymat, Etude transversale, Etude comparative, Homme, Virose, Infection, Immunodéficit, Immunopathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Student, Physician, Dentist, Attitude, Treatment, Questionnaire, Anonymousness, Cross sectional study, Comparative study, Human, Viral disease, Infection, Immune deficiency, Immunopathology
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