Social factors associated with AIDS and SARS

Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Nov;11(11):1767-9. doi: 10.3201/eid1111.050424.

Abstract

We conducted a survey of 928 New York City area residents to assess knowledge and worry about AIDS and SARS. Specific sociodemographic groups of persons were more likely to be less informed and more worried about contracting the diseases.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Data Collection
  • Female
  • HIV Infections / prevention & control*
  • HIV Infections / psychology
  • HIV Infections / transmission*
  • HIV-1
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • New York City
  • SARS Virus
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome / prevention & control*
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome / psychology
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome / transmission*
  • Social Environment*
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Telephone