TITLE

What's happening for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in relation to health service access, risk behaviours and knowledge of sexually transmissible infections and blood borne viruses: findings from the GOANNA study

AUTHOR(S)
Ward, James; Bryant, Joanne; Worth, Heather; Kaldor, John; Delaney-Thiele, Dea; Pitts, Marian; Kelaart, Dy; Moore, Elizabeth; Cairnduff, Sallie; Williams, Sidney; Waples-Crowe, Peter; Byron, Kat; Bamblett, Andrew; Betts, Sarah; Coburn, Tony
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
HIV Australia;Oct2013, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the findings of the GOANNA study, the first national survey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in relation to the access of health services, blood borne viruses (BBVs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It is inferred that the level of knowledge as well as the risk behaviours of the survey participants with ages ranging from 16-29 years old. The significance of the study in the development of policies governing sexual and BBV health is highlighted.
ACCESSION #
91908701

 

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