The purpose of this study was to investigate the awareness of different populations about syphilis in Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangdong Province, China. A questionnaire survey was conducted, and awareness rates of different groups were calculated. The results suggested that the awareness rates of syphilis knowledge in the surveyed subjects were low, and targeted health education and health promotion should be strengthened.
drug users, detainees, education, sexually transmissible infections.
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