HIV/AIDS has become a burden for health in with it sufferers has reached 39 million worldwide. Around 620 thousand PLWHA has been identified all over Indonesia, with Surabaya has been listed among the top five cities with the highest number of HIV / AIDS cases in Indonesia. This study was to determine the correlations between the HIV / AIDS knowledge with the Surabaya college student’s attitude towards PLWHA. This study was observational analytic research with cross-sectional approach. A proportional sampling chose as the research sampling technique, with 250 college students became the respondents. Data were collected from the results of filling out the online questionnaire. A Contingency Phi was used to perform a statistical test. The results indicated only 41.6% of respondents had a good knowledge level about HIV/AIDS, while 77% of the students have already shown a positive attitude towards PLWHA. Furthermore, it is known that there was a relationship between students' knowledge regarding HIV / AIDS and their attitude towards PLWHA with a p-value of 0,000. From these results, it is expected that there will be an HIV/AIDS socialization for college students to increase a more comprehensive knowledge about HIV/AIDS and PLWHA.
Soekidjo Notoatmodjo. Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat. jakarta: Rineka Cipta; 2012.
Surajiyo. Ilmu Filsafat. jakarta: Bumi Aksara; 2008.
depkes. Situasi HIV/AIDS di Indonesia Tahun 1987-2006. 2006.
Nursalam. Konsep dan Penerapan Metodologi Penelitian Ilmu Keperawatan. jakarta: Salemba Medika; 2003.
Mei Lina Fitri Kumalasari, Oktavianus. Hubungan Antara Pengetahuan Ibu Hamil tentang HIV/AIDS dengan motivasi mengikuti PMTCT (Prevention Mother To Child Transmission) di RSUD Dr. Moewardi Surakarta. J Kesehat Kusuma Husada J KesMaDasKa. 2015;6(1).
Thanavanh B, Harun-Or-Rashid M, Kasuya H, Sakamoto J. Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding HIV/AIDS among male high school students in Lao People’s Democratic Republic. J Int AIDS Soc [Internet]. 2013 [dikutip 26 September 2018];16(1). Tersedia pada: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3595419/
Nubed CK, Akoachere J-FTK. Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding HIV/AIDS among senior secondary school students in Fako Division, South West Region, Cameroon. BMC Public Health [Internet]. 22 Agustus 2016 [dikutip 26 September 2018];16(1). Tersedia pada: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4994230/
Zahra Abdeyazdan, Narges Sadeghi. Knowledge and Attitude toward AIDS/HIV among Senior School Students in Isfahan. Iran J Clin Infect Dis. 2008;3(2):93–8.
Asshela M, Prastiwi S, Putri RM. Hubungan Antara Pengetahuan dan Sikap Dengan Perilaku Pencegahan Penularan HIV/AIDS Pada Mahasiswa Fakultas Pertanian Universitas Tribhuwana Tunggadewi Malang. Nurs News J Ilm Mhs Keperawatan [Internet]. 23 Maret 2017 [dikutip 27 September 2018];2(1). Tersedia pada: https://publikasi.unitri.ac.id/index.php/fikes/article/view/188
Sari D. Gambaran Pengetahuan, Sikap dan Perilaku Mengenai HIV/AIDS Pada Mahasiswa Program Studi Pendidikan Dokter Universitas Tanjungpura. J Mhs PSPD FK Univ Tanjungpura [Internet]. 9 April 2013 [dikutip 27 September 2018];1(1). Tersedia pada: http://jurnal.untan.ac.id/index.php/jfk/article/view/1759
M V, Mr N, S VG, M R. Knowledge and attitude on HIV/AIDS among adolescent school children in urban Mysuru, Karnataka, India: a cross sectional study. Int J Community Med Public Health. 3 Februari 2017;3(5):1224–8.
Andi Ummu Salmah, Nurjanna La Adili, Rahma. Pengetahuan, Sikap dan Tindakan Mahasiswa Fakultas Agama Islam Universitas IQRA Terhadap HIV dan AIDS di Kabupaten Buru. Media Kesehat Masy Indones. 2016;11/4.
Ni H, Htet A. Knowledge and Attitude of HIV/AIDS Infection among Medical Students. Int J Collab Res Intern Med Public Health [Internet]. 2012 [dikutip 26 September 2018];4(4). Tersedia pada: http://internalmedicine.imedpub.com/abstract/knowledge-and-attitude-of-hivaids-infection-amongrnmedical-students-6086.html
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.