Connaissances en termes de VIH et stigmatisation associée au sida chez des étudiants en République du Yémen

Translated title of the contribution: HIV-related knowledge and AIDS stigma among college students in Yemen

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The present study analysed data from 501 Yemeni university students to examine their knowledge about HIV and their attitudes towards people with HIV/AIDS. The findings indicate that participants had several serious misunderstandings about HIV/AIDS and held negative attitudes toward people living with HIV/ AIDS. Although female students were less knowledgeable about HIV/AIDS than were male students, they held more positive attitudes toward people with HIV/AIDS. An overwhelming number of students expressed their willingness to get tested for HIV and recognized that AIDS is a serious issue facing their country. The study provides suggestions for HIV prevention efforts and ideas for future studies in Yemen.

Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)901-906
Number of pages6
JournalEastern Mediterranean Health Journal
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


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