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| Published: December 25, 2015

A Study of Awareness of HIV/AIDS among Adolescents: (Girls and Boys of Urban and Rural Area)

Dr. Krishna J. Vaghela

Asso. Prof. & Head, Deptt. of Psychology, Yogiji Maharaj Mahavidyalaya, Dhari Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.511/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.511


The purpose of the present study was to examine the awareness level regarding the HIV/AIDS among adolescent youths (girls & boys) of urban and rural area. The sample of two hundred adolescents out of which hundred were girls and hundred were boys both urban and rural area. To measure the HIV/AIDS awareness level of adolescents the HIV/AIDS awareness questionnaire was used. After careful administration of the HIV/AIDS awareness scale, collected information was classified in the light of objectives. On the basis of which certain findings were drawn. There is no significant difference among adolescent girls of urban and rural area towards HIV/AIDS awareness. As regarding the urban and rural area’s adolescent boys also found no significant difference regarding to their level of HIV/AIDS awareness.

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