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Impact of Geographical Locale and Education on the Awareness towards HIV/AIDS among Adolescents

Urvashi Singh

Asst. Professor, Draunacharya College, Gurgaon Google Scholar More about the auther

, Shalini Singh

Professor, Dept. of Psychology, MDU Rohtak Google Scholar More about the auther

, Urvashi Singh

Asst. Professor, Draunacharya College, Gurgaon Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.520/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.520

ABSTRACT

The main emphasis of the present research was to study the impact of locale and education on the awareness towards HIV/AIDS among adolescent group. The sample comprised of 300 adolescents belonging to an age group of 15-17 years. 150 adolescents belonged to rural group and 150 belonged to urban group. On the other hand 150 were educated up to senior secondary level while 150 were educated up to graduation level. The entire sample was of the male adolescents. A checklist was prepared that was named as HIV (AIDS) Awareness questionnaire. It dealt with various issues like social mobility, social support, healthiness, well-being, role of media etc. in curbing this stigma. The data was analyzed through ANOVA which indicated that level of Education and Geographical locale had significant impact on the awareness towards HIV/AIDS in our youth.

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Urvashi Singh @ shalinisinghpsy@gmail.com

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DIP: 18.01.520/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.520

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 5, October-December, 2015

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