Knowledge, risk perception of AIDS and reported sexual behaviour among students in secondary schools and colleges in Tanzania.

@article{Maswanya1999KnowledgeRP,
  title={Knowledge, risk perception of AIDS and reported sexual behaviour among students in secondary schools and colleges in Tanzania.},
  author={Edward S Maswanya and Kazuhiko Moji and Itsuko Horiguchi and Kinya Nagata and Kiyoshi Aoyagi and Sumihisa Honda and Tai-ichiro Takemoto},
  journal={Health education research},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={185-96}
}
A questionnaire survey was carried out among 1041 students in secondary schools and colleges in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania to evaluate the relationship between HIV-risky sexual behaviour and anti-condom bias, as well as with AIDS-related information, knowledge, perceptions and attitudes. Self-reportedly, 54% of students (75% of the boys and 40% of the girls) were sexually active, 39% had a regular sexual partner and 13% had multiple partners in the previous year. The condom use rate was higher… CONTINUE READING

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