publication . Article . 2017

The Effects of Peer Education on The Behaviors Regarding HIV/AIDS Transmission Prevention among Street Children in Bandung City

Lia Meilianingsih; Ridwan Setiawan; Haris Sofyana;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Health Notions (issn: 2580-4936, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Humanistic Network for Science and Technology
Abstract
All adolescents are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, including street children. The behaviors of street children are much influenced by their peers. Peer education can enhance knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and skills and empower children to be responsible for protecting the health of themselves and their peers (Wahyuni, 2012). This study aims to determine the effects of peer health education on the HIV/AIDS Preventive Behaviors of Street Children in Bandung City in 2015. The research employed a quasi-experimental method with the pre-post-test control group design. The sample was 26 people for the treatment group and 26 people for the control group, respectively, taken w...
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free text keywords: Medicine (General), R5-920
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