A study on the knowledge towards prevention and control of HIV/AIDS among school going adolescents of Kamrup district, India
The present study was undertaken with the objective to assess the knowledge towards prevention and control of HIV/AIDS among the school-going adolescents of Kamrup District in the state of Assam. The sample consisted of 300 adolescents which includes 150 boys and 150 girls. The Descriptive Survey Method was employed for the present study. The Investigator has used self-structured standardized data gathering tools for collecting the data. To test he hypotheses, appropriate statistical technique has been used. The data was statistically analyzed by using ‘t’ test. The results of the study revealed that in Kamrup district urban school-going adolescents ‘had high level of knowledge towards prevention and control of HIV/AIDS than their rural counterparts. Finally the male adolescents had also high level of knowledge towards prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in comparison to female students. some recommendations were made on the basis of the study.
AIDS, HIV, Knowledge, School-going adolescents
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