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Knowledge of and attitudes towards HIV and risky sexual behaviour among adolescent secondary school students in Bekwarra, Nigeria
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
Aim: The purpose of the study was to assess the knowledge of the transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS among secondary school students in Bekwarra, Cross River State, Nigeria; to appraise the students' attitudes towards ...
Smoking prevalence, knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about health risks of tobacco smoking among female Psychology 1 students at the University of the Western Cape
(University of Western Cape, 2011)
Tobacco smoking is the second major cause of preventable deaths in South Africa. The Western Cape has the second highest smoking rates in South Africa and the highest smoking rate among young women. Previous studies ...
Assessment of the knowledge and perceptions about tuberculosis among primary school children in NTCHEU district, Malawi
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
Background: Case finding in Malawi is based on self-referral of symptomatic individuals who are suspected as tuberculosis (TB) cases in health institutions. Knowledge on TB and attitudes/perceptions about the disease can ...
Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs on contributing factors among low back pain patients attending outpatients physiotherapy treatment in Malawi
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
Low back pain (LBP) is a growing health and socio-economic problem worldwide, affecting humans from adolescent to adult age. In developed countries, more than 80% of adults are at risk of suffering a disabling episode of ...
Psychiatric registered nurses’ knowledge of and attitudes towards the use and side-effects of antipsychotic medication administered mental health users in the Western Cape.
(University of Western Cape, 2019)
There is a growing burden of disease associated with mental disorders especially in low and middle-income countries. This growing burden is accompanied by an increase in psychotic disorders and has increased the demand ...