Date of Award

7-1-1991

Degree Type

Thesis

University or Center

Clark Atlanta University(CAU)

School

School of Arts and Sciences

Degree Name

M.A.

Department

School Counseling

First Advisor

Dr. Robert Smothers

Abstract

Statement of Purpose. The purpose of this study was to assess junior college students' prevalence of condom use, risk behaviors, attitudes toward AIDS, and sources of knowledge regarding AIDS. Method. The descriptive survey research technique was used. Subjects. One hundred and two subjects participated. Instrument. The instrument was developed, by the writer, and field-tested. Findings. The data indicate that the subjects surveyed in these two studies, are not taking seriously the recommended life-style changes for risk reduction. Conclusions. The findings in this survey are consistent with findings in other studies regarding college students' risk behaviors, condom uses, and attitudes regarding AIDS.

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