| Published: December 25, 2015
Impact of Geographical Locale and Education on the Awareness towards HIV/AIDS among Adolescents
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.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2015 I U Singh, S Singh
Received: December 09, 2015; Revision Received: December 14, 2015; Accepted: December 25, 2015
Published in Volume 03, Issue 5, October-December, 2015