International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction

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Is Knowledge Enough? Considering HIV/AIDS Risk Behaviors and HIV/AIDS Knowledge With African American Women

Emory L Perkins 1 , * , Kesslyn Brade Stennis 1 , Velva Taylor Spriggs Lecture 1 , Emma Aya Kwegyir-Afful 1 and Aaron Prather 1
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1 Department of Social Work, Bowie State University, Bowie, USA
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  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: September 01, 2014, 3 (3); e15038
  • Published Online: August 10, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 25, 2013
  • Revised: January 7, 2014
  • Accepted: June 2, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.15038

To Cite: L Perkins E, Stennis K B, Spriggs Lecture V T, Kwegyir-Afful E A, Prather A. et al. Is Knowledge Enough? Considering HIV/AIDS Risk Behaviors and HIV/AIDS Knowledge With African American Women, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2014 ;3(3):e15038. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.15038.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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