2019
DOI: 10.1590/0037-86820355-2018
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Knowledge about HIV/AIDS in older adults using the services of Family Health Strategy

Abstract: Introduction: This study evaluated knowledge about HIV/AIDS in elders using the services of Family Health Strategy. Methods: Cross-sectional, descriptive, and analytical study involving 238 participants. Mini-Mental State Examination and QHIV3I were applied. Results: About 30% of participants had active sexual lives and 5.5% used condoms consistently. The question with the highest score of right answers was about transmission through needles (95%) and the lowest (52.5%) was about whether individuals infected w… Show more

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“…Cabe o profissional de saúde utilizar seus conhecimentos sobre a temática para que oriente o idoso sobre medidas de prevenção do HIV/AIDS e as consequências passíveis de ocorrer caso ele se infecte com esse vírus (Alwafi et al, 2018;Morillo Verdugo et al, 2018). Vale ressaltar que a orientação deve ser de acordo com o nível educacional do indivíduo, pois durante esta faixa etária existe dificuldade no repasse de informações por permanência do conhecimento de situações vivenciadas por ele (Costa et al, 2018;Nardelli et al, 2019).…”
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“…Cabe o profissional de saúde utilizar seus conhecimentos sobre a temática para que oriente o idoso sobre medidas de prevenção do HIV/AIDS e as consequências passíveis de ocorrer caso ele se infecte com esse vírus (Alwafi et al, 2018;Morillo Verdugo et al, 2018). Vale ressaltar que a orientação deve ser de acordo com o nível educacional do indivíduo, pois durante esta faixa etária existe dificuldade no repasse de informações por permanência do conhecimento de situações vivenciadas por ele (Costa et al, 2018;Nardelli et al, 2019).…”
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“…Questionnaire design was based on various publicly accessible survey tools [ 35 , 36 ]. All HIV/AIDS knowledge items were summed to create a score that measured knowledge about transmission and associated risk factors.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The selection of participants for the present study came from the database of the larger project, composed of 238 older adults 13 . From this database, an intentional, non-probabilistic sample was selected, by inviting older adults who fit the following inclusion criteria: octogenarians (80 years of age or older) who had been registered with the PHC service of the Family Health Strategy type (or ESF), for at least six months, and who had had at least one appointment at the registered health unit and did not exhibit cognitive decline.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%