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The HIV Prevention Behaviors Knowledge Test for Teenagers was given to two samples of high school students to determine their knowledge about HIV prevention. The samples were taken from a high school in a state where AIDS prevention is recommended and the other sample was from a high school 1n a neighboring state where AIDS prevention education is mandated by state law This testing was done to see if a difference in knowledge would exist between these two groups. As measured by a t-test of the two sample means there was no significant difference in HIV/AIDS knowledge between the two groups. These results indicate that factors other than how policy is formulated might be more important m getting health information delivered to a specified population.
Davis, Constance Mogg, "A Comparison of HIV/AIDS Prevention Knowledge Between Students Receiving Mandated and Non-Mandated AIDS Prevention Education" (1996). Theses. 171.
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