AIDS-related information exposure in the mass media and discussion within social networks among married women in Bombay, India.

@article{Chatterjee1999AIDSrelatedIE,
  title={AIDS-related information exposure in the mass media and discussion within social networks among married women in Bombay, India.},
  author={Nevadita Chatterjee},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={1999},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={443-6}
}
Married women are at high risk of acquiring HIV infection in India and health education remains the most feasible preventive tool in their context. In a survey conducted among 350 married women in Bombay, it was found that a majority had acquired information about AIDS from the mass media, especially television. Although 87% of women who knew of AIDS had been exposed to AIDS-related information in the mass media in the past four weeks, only 57% had discussed it within their social networks… CONTINUE READING

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