Using focus groups to investigate the educational needs of female injecting heroin users in Taiwan in relation to HIV/AIDS prevention.

@article{Lee2006UsingFG,
  title={Using focus groups to investigate the educational needs of female injecting heroin users in Taiwan in relation to HIV/AIDS prevention.},
  author={Tony S. H. Lee and Li-An Fu and Paul A. Fleming},
  journal={Health education research},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={
          55-65
        }
}
This study investigated educational needs of female injecting heroin users in Taiwan relating to HIV/AIDS prevention via six focus group discussions in a prison. All sessions were audio-taped with respondents' consent and the discussions transcribed verbatim. The findings indicated that respondents had adequate knowledge about HIV/AIDS, but held misconceptions regarding the modes of HIV transmission. Many respondents who did not perceive themselves susceptible to AIDS rarely used condoms and… CONTINUE READING

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