Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs related to HIV/AIDS among adolescents in Malaysia.

@article{Zulkifli2002KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs related to HIV/AIDS among adolescents in Malaysia.},
  author={Syahirah Zulkifli and Yut Lin Wong},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  year={2002},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={3-23}
}
Findings on knowledge, attitudes and beliefs related to HIV/AIDS among 520 Malaysian adolescents, aged 15 to 21 years, based on a survey conducted in Peninsular Malaysia showed that the average score for knowledge on HIV/AIDS was high, and majority showed a positive attitude towards the disease. However, misconceptions regarding transmission and gender bias related to sexual behaviour and contracting the disease prevailed. Although 72 percent of the sexually-experienced did not use protection… CONTINUE READING

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