alexa Knowledge, Attitude, Behavior Men Who Have Sex with Men Related to HIV/AIDS in Semarang Indonesia
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Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research
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Research Article

Knowledge, Attitude, Behavior Men Who Have Sex with Men Related to HIV/AIDS in Semarang Indonesia

Puguh Riyanto*

Faculty of Medicine, Diponegoro University/Kariadi Hospital, Semarang, Indonesia

Corresponding Author:
Dr. Puguh Riyanto, M.D., D.V.
Department of Dermatology and Venereology
Faculty of Medicine, Diponegoro University/Kariadi Hospital
dr.Soetomo street 18 Semarang city
central java, Indonesia
Tel: +62 856-4154-5698
E-mail : [email protected]

Received date: April 25, 2017; Accepted date: May 16, 2017; Published date: May 23, 2017

Citation: Riyanto P (2017) Knowledge, Attitude, Behavior Men Who Have Sex with Men Related to HIV/AIDS in Semarang Indonesia. J AIDS Clin Res 8:693. doi:10.4172/2155-6113.1000693

Copyright: © 2017 Riyanto P. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Background: Across the Asian continent, the issue of sexual behavior of men who have sex with men (MSM) has become a subject of significant interest in human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) Infections among the MSM population. This study aims to see how knowledge, attitude, behavior of MSM with HIV/AIDS. Results: Age of respondents from 17 to 40 years gay 45.9%, bisexual 24.7%, heterosexual 25%. The majority of MSM have heard of HIV / AIDS, know about HIV, anal sex, the use of needle-sharing syringes are at risk of transmitting HIV, and social relationships can not transmit HIV. MSM often had anal sex of 50%, not frequent anal sex 34.3%. Always use a condom 24.3%, sometimes using a condom 27.1%, and not at all wearing a condom 48.6%. MSM who had tested HIV 32.9%, was never tested 61.4%. Conclusions: Knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of MSM are particularly at risk for contracting HIV.


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