Peer Education: Increased Knowledge and Practice of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Female Sex Workers

Fibriana, Arulita Ika and Azinar, Muhammad (2020) Peer Education: Increased Knowledge and Practice of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Female Sex Workers. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar of Public Health and Education, ISPHE 2020, 22 July 2020, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia.

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Prevalence of HIV/AIDS is still high in all regions of Indonesia. One of them in Batang, Central Java. In 2019 there were 75 new cases of HIV/AIDS and 10 people had died. Most cases occur in Female Sex Workers (FSWs). Low knowledge and economic reasons cause the weak behavior of preventing HIV/AIDS transmission by FSWs in the localization. This research is pre experiment with one group pretest posttest design. Total 61 FSW samples were selected purposively. Chi square test to analyze the correlation between knowledge and practice of HIV/AIDS prevention and Mc Nemar test to analyze differences in knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Condom Negotiation between before and after the implementation of peer education. The results showed that knowledge was significantly related to HIV/AIDS prevention practices. The peer education model can significantly increase knowledge and skill of condom negotiation among FSWs in localization.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: hiv/aids knowledge fsw
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Depositing User: EAI Editor II.
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2020 12:58
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2020 12:58

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