Journal of
AIDS and HIV Research

  • Abbreviation: J. AIDS HIV Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2359
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAHR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 283

Full Length Research Paper

Predictors of HIV/AIDS preventive behavior among college students in Gambella town, Southwest Ethiopia using health belief model

Abraham Tamirat Gizaw
  • Abraham Tamirat Gizaw
  • Department of Health Education and Behavioral sciences, Institute of Health Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar
Getachew Kiros Abreha
  • Getachew Kiros Abreha
  • Department of Health Education and Behavioral sciences, Institute of Health Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar
Tesfaye Legesse
  • Tesfaye Legesse
  • Department of Health Education and Behavioral sciences, Institute of Health Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar
Hailemariam Hailesilassie
  • Hailemariam Hailesilassie
  • Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Health Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 22 December 2016
  •  Accepted: 26 May 2017
  •  Published: 28 February 2018

References

Abdissa HG, Lemu YK, Nigussie DT (2014). HIV preventive behavior and associated factors among mining workers in Sali traditional gold mining site bench maji zone, Southwest Ethiopia: A cross sectional study. BMC Public Health 14(1):1003.
Crossref

 

Abebe A, Mitikie G (2009). Perception of high school students towards voluntary HIV counseling and testing, using health belief model in Butajira, SNNPR. Ethiop. J. Health Dev. 23(2):148-153.

 
 

Abraham C, Sheeran P, Spears R, Abrams D (1992). Health beliefs and promotion of HIV-preventive intentions among teenagers: A Scottish perspective. Health Psychol. 11(6):363.
Crossref

 
 

Adefuye AS, Abiona TC, Balogun JA, Lukobo-Durrell M (2009). HIV sexual risk behaviors and perception of risk among college students: Implications for planning interventions. BMC Public Health 9(1):281.
Crossref

 
 

Adih WK, Alexander CS (1999). Determinants of condom use to prevent hiv infection among youth in Ghana. J. Adolesc. Health 24(98):63-72.
Crossref

 
 

Arogundade OT, Faloore OO (2012). HIV/AIDS Awareness as a Predictor of University Students' Dating Behaviour in South-Western Nigeria. Int. J. Psychol. Behav. Sci. 2(1):9-14.
Crossref

 
 

Belachew T, Jira C, Mamo Y (2004). HIV Sero Prevalence among students of Jimma University, Southwest Ethiopia. Ethiop. J. Health Sci. 14(2):65-74.

 
 

Dingeta T, Oljira L, Assefa N (2012). Patterns of sexual risk behavior among undergraduate university students in Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. Pan Afr. Med. J. 12(1):1-9.

 
 

Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (2011). Health and Health Related Indicators. pp. 55-57. Available at: 

View

 
 

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDR) (2014). Country progress report on the HIV response. pp. 45-50. Available at: 

View

 
 

Fitaw Y, Worku A (2002). High-risk sexual behavior and pattern of condom utilization of the Gondar Collage of Medical Sciences (GCMS) Students, North-west Ethiopia. Ethiop. J. Health Dev. 16(3):335-338.
Crossref

 
 

Glanz K, Rimer BK, Viswanath K (2008). Health behavior and health education: theory, research, and practice. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 52-67.

 
 

HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia (2014). An epidemiologic synthesis. Federal HIV/AIDS prevention and control office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. pp. 47-50. Available at : 

View

 
 

Holschneider S (2000). Social and Psychological Influences on HIV Preventive Behaviors of Youth in Haiti. J. Adolesc. Health 33(1):31-40.
Crossref

 
 

Iriyama S, Shinji N, Jimba M, Ichikawa M, Susumu W (2007). AIDS health beliefs and intention for sexual abstinence among male adolescent students in Kathmandu, Nepal: A test of perceived severity and susceptibility. Public Health 121(1):64-72.
Crossref

 
 

Lin P, Simoni JM, Zemon V (2005). The health belief model, sexual behaviors, and HIV risk among Taiwanese immigrants. AIDS Educ. Prev. 17(5):469-483.
Crossref

 
 

Mengistu TS, Melku AT, Bedada ND, Eticha BT (2013). Risks for STIs/HIV infection among Madawalabu University students, Southeast Ethiopia: a cross sectional study. Reprod. Health 10(1):38.
Crossref

 
 

Mitike G (2006). HIV/AIDS behavioral surveillance survey (BSS) Ethiopia 2006: Round two. Available at: 

View

 
 

Peltzer K (2000). Factors affecting condom use among South African University students. East Afr. Med. J. 77(1):46-52.

 
 

Sharma B (2014). HIV-1, Neuro-AIDS and Cognitive Impairments. J. Neuroinfect. Dis. 5:e103.

 
 

Tura G, Alemseged F, Dejene S (2012). Risky sexual behavior and predisposing factors among students of Jimma University, Ethiopia. Ethiop. J. Health Sci. 22(3):170-180.

 
 

United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) (2012). Report on the global AIDS epidemic. pp. 34-39.

 
 

United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) (2016). Global AIDS Update. pp. 87-89.

 
 

Vermeer W, Bos AER, Mbwambo J, Kaaya S, Schaalma HP (2009). Social and cognitive variables predicting voluntary HIV counseling and testing among Tanzanian medical students. Patient Educ. Couns. 75(5):135-140.
Crossref