Fostering accurate HIV/AIDS knowledge among unmarried youths in Cameroon: Do family environment and peers matter?

@inproceedings{Dimbuene2011FosteringAH,
  title={Fostering accurate HIV/AIDS knowledge among unmarried youths in Cameroon: Do family environment and peers matter?},
  author={Zacharie Tsala Dimbuene and Barthelemy Kuate Defo},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The last three decades have seen a series of HIV interventions in sub-Saharan Africa. However, youths still have a mixture of correct and incorrect HIV/AIDS knowledge of transmission routes and prevention strategies. Previous studies have identified parents and peers as the most important socializing agents for youths. This paper assesses the relationships between family structure, family/peer communication about sexuality and accurate knowledge of transmission routes and prevention… CONTINUE READING
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