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Title: Aids: Late Adolescents' Knowledge and its Influence on Sexual Behavior
Journal: Adolescence  Volume:25  Issue:97  Dated:(Spring 1990)  Pages:39-48
Author(s): B Roscoe; T L Kruger
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 10
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Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Approximately 300 late adolescents were surveyed to assess their knowledge of AIDS, and to determine if and how their sexual behavior had changed as a result.
Abstract: Findings suggested that late adolescents were quite knowledgeable regarding AIDS and its transmission; however, only about one-third had altered their sexual behavior as a result of fear of the disease. Findings are discussed in terms of the need for AIDS education, and recommendations are presented. 1 table, 24 references. (Publisher abstract)
Main Term(s): Risk taking behavior
Index Term(s): Adolescents with AIDS; Behavior modification; Juveniles; Sexual behavior
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