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Tested 25 adolescents who reported knowing a person with AIDS or HIV (PWA) and were matched by gender, race, grade, school type, and academic achievement with 25 adolescents who reported not knowing a PWA. The groups were compared with respect to their knowledge, beliefs, and social anxiety about AIDS and with respect to their worries about personal(More)
We compared AIDS-related attitudes of junior and senior high school students from 1988 to 1991 and across grade level to examine how effectively schools are addressing AIDS. Attitudes measured included knowledge and social anxiety about AIDS, as well as perceptions of vulnerability to HIV infection. Junior high school students (grades 7-9) were sampled(More)
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