Preventive Profile of Professionals Working in the Family Health Strategy in Relation to HIV/AIDS

  • Amélia Resende Leite Universidade do Rio Grande do Norte / UERN.
  • Richardson Augusto Rosendo da Silva Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte / UFRN. Natal (RN)
  • Anna Claudia Freire De Araujo Patricio Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte.
  • Iellen Dantas Campos Verdes Rodrigues Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte / UFRN. Natal
  • Brenda Feitosa Lopes Rodrigues Centro Universitário de João Pessoa / UNIPÊ
  • Milenna Azevedo Minhaqui Ferreira Centro Universitário de João Pessoa / UNIPÊ
  • Iana Virgínia Bezerra Félix Centro Universitário de João Pessoa / UNIPÊ.
  • Géssica Thais de Sousa Nascimento Centro Universitário de João Pessoa / UNIPÊ.
  • Maria Amanda Pereira Leite Centro Universitário de João Pessoa / UNIPÊ.
  • Suzanna Valéria Oliveira de Souza Universidade Federal da Paraíba- UFPB

Abstract

GOAL: Sort the family health Strategy professionals as the level of HIV/aids prevention and check the Association of socio-demographic variables with preventive levels. METHOD: this is a cross-sectional study, quantitative, performed with 257 professionals working in the family health strategy in the northeast of Brazil. The data were collected using a form of structured interview during the period from August to December 2014 and analyzed through descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. RESULTS: it was identified that the doctors, nurses, community health agents and technicians are highly preventive nursing, while coach of oral health and dental practitioners are few and moderately preventive respectively. The variables, female, income above minimum wage, Catholic religion, be married, working only on ESF, average age of 40.36 years and average time of professional activity around 9.56 years were associated with highly preventive character among the professionals interviewed. CONCLUSION: it was the need for greater investments in prevention of HIV/aids on the family health strategy, especially in the preparation of professionals.

Published
Nov 1, 2016
How to Cite
LEITE, Amélia Resende et al. Preventive Profile of Professionals Working in the Family Health Strategy in Relation to HIV/AIDS. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, nov. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1858>. Date accessed: 19 nov. 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2164.
Section
Nursing

Keywords

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; HIV, prevention of diseases; Control of communicable diseases; The family health strategy.