2007. 12 p.
Authors: 
Abdullatif Husseini
Niveen ME Abu-Rmeileh
Periodical title: 
American Journal of Health Behavior
ISSN: 
31(3)
Description: 
This document tries to explore Palestinian women's knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes towards HIV/ AIDS. Methods: Data used in this study were collected as a part of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2004 in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). Results: Most of the women in the OPT (93.4%) had heard of AIDS. They had fair general knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention methods and transmission. TV was the main source of information about HIV/AIDS. Among the determinants of HIV/AIDS knowledge identified by this study were education, region, and locality. Conclusion: A research-informed policy concerning HIV/AIDS prevention should be formulated.
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