Priority CALD Community Periodic Survey Data

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This study aimed to investigate knowledge and perceptions of HIV and the use of health services among the general populations of four ethnic communities in Sydney that have a high prevalence of HIV infection: the Thai, Cambodian, Sudanese and Ethiopian communities. Data were collected on people''s knowledge and use of health services in Sydney; patterns of movement between Australia and their country of birth; knowledge about and perceptions of HIV, including HIV transmission and living with HIV; and the manner in which people living with HIV are perceived within these four communities, including their experiences of stigma and discrimination. Kind of Data: Survey. Time Dimensions: One-time cross-sectional study. Sample Population: A total of 286 participants were recruited from four different culturally and linguistically diverse communities: 102 Thai, 84 Cambodian, 51 Ethiopian and 49 Sudanese. Sampling Procedures: Convenience sample. Participants were recruited mainly at places of worship, community events and other social gatherings. Method of Data Collection: Self-completion. The survey was translated into 4 community languages.
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For access to these data, please contact Henrike Körner.
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Körner, Henrike
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Corporate/Industry Contributor(s)
Centre for Social Research in Health, National Centre in HIV Social Research
Blacktown Ethiopian Evangelical Church
The Cambodian-Australian Welfare Council of NSW
Khmer Community of NSW
Thai-Australian Association
Auburn Migrant Resource Centre
HealthQuest N.S.W.
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Ethnic communities
Culturally and linguistically diverse
Risk practices
Sexually transmissible infections
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priority cald community periodic surveys - NSW MINISTRY OF HEALTH-NGO GRANTS PROGRAM - NGO GRANTS PROGRAM