educational and support programs at the institutional level. An informed hospital work force can then be expected to help disseminate accurate information about AIDS and to reduce AIDS anxiety in the community.
This research was supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The authors thank Health Research Associates for their assistance in data collection and members of the AIDS Action Committee for their comments and suggestions.
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