HIV Knowledge, Attitude, and Perception Among University Students
Keywords:Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Knowledge, Attitude, Perception
Young people aged between 13 to 29 were contributed to the total of 34% of the cumulative infection Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Malaysia. The purpose of this study is to determine the level of knowledge, attitude, and perception among students in the University. Research design is cross-sectional. Questionnaire were distributed to 372 respondents. Therefore, 52.4 percent students had a good knowledge. There was positive weak correlation between KA (r =0.23) and KP (r=0.19) with significance (p<0.05). Conclusion, increase in the level of knowledge were contribute to the positive attitude and perception also reduce the stigma and discrimination toward people living with HIV/AIDS.
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