Knowledge of HIV Transmission and Factors Related to the Incidence of HIV/AIDS in Adolescents in Indonesia
Keywords:Transmission, HIV, AIDS, adolescents, Indonesia
Adolescents are vulnerable to various health risk, especially caused by social interactions, like juvenile
delinquency and drug abuse, premarital sex and unwanted pregnancy to an increased incidence of sexually
transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS. The number of AIDS cases in students is 282 cases, more
than double prostitutes who are 137 cases. The purpose of this study is to find out how is the knowledge of
young people about HIV / AIDS, how HIV are transmitted and what are the factors that associated with HIV
incidence in adolescents in Indonesia. This paper uses a qualitative method with literature study or library
research, then data obtained is analyzed using descriptive analysis methods. HIV/AIDS can be transmitted
through bodily fluids contact and is related to several factors such as gender, family factors, community
environment, technology and communication. Cooperation of all sectors, parents, social institutions, and
society to support government programs for HIV/AIDS-free Indonesia.
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