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:: Volume 2, Issue 1 (Spring & Summer 2000) ::
J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2000, 2(1): 26-32 Back to browse issues page
Knowledge, attitude and performance of barbers about AIDS prevention
G.R.Mahmoudi (M.Sc) * 1, S .A.Hossani (M.Sc)
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The word human population has been terrified nay AIDS. The barbers are persons that work with sharp tools. If their instruments become infected, they can transmit the infection to others. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to determine the barber’s knowledge, attitude and performance about AIDS prevention. This project is a descriptive study on 150 selected barbers. The methodology of research was a set up questionnaires, that have been completed by the barbers. The results showed that, their knowledge, performance about the AIDS are moderate (50%, 48.43%) and their attitude are weak. Performance among men and women is significant (P?0.02) in addition correlation between knowledge and attitude, attitude and performance are significant, according to the duration of working as barber (P?0.01). In general knowledge, attitude and performance among barbers are weak, therefore it is suggested that health and hygienic official teach the barbers how to behave in this regard.
Keywords: AIDS, Knowledge, Attitude, Performance, Barber
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* Corresponding Author Address: Nursing school . Gorgan university of medical science

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Volume 2, Issue 1 (Spring & Summer 2000) Back to browse issues page
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