HIV/AIDS and the long-distance truck drivers in south-west Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey on the knowledge, attitude, risk behaviour and beliefs of truckers.

@article{Atilola2010HIVAIDSAT,
  title={HIV/AIDS and the long-distance truck drivers in south-west Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey on the knowledge, attitude, risk behaviour and beliefs of truckers.},
  author={Glory O Atilola and Onoja Matthew Akpa and Isaac O O Komolafe},
  journal={Journal of infection and public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={166-78}
}
OBJECTIVES According to the last HIV surveillance survey conducted in 2008, the overall National HIV prevalence in Nigeria stands at 4.6%. Recent studies and estimates by UNAIDS/WHO show higher prevalences in some selected states in Nigeria. The focus of this study is to determine the prevalence, risk behaviour, attitude and knowledge of HIV among long-distance heavy-truckers from a cross-sectional survey conducted in the south-west Nigeria. METHODS Four major truck terminals (devoted to long… CONTINUE READING
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