A Study On The Awareness Of Hiv And Aids Among The High School Students Of Four Schools Of Lakhimpur District In Assam.

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Dr. Subhangini Boruwa


The aim of this study was to find out  the level of awareness on HIV and AIDS of  adolescents studying in Class IX and X  of Lakhimpur district in Assam. A sample of 300 adolescent students were taken.  A questionnaire to test their knowledge on HIV and AIDS was developed and standardized by the researcher for the purpose. Results for the study were calculated using mean , standard deviation and t-test. Results indicated that the adolescent students showed a mean score of 56.6% awareness regarding HIV and AIDS.  Private school adolescents were found to have higher awareness than government school adolescents.No significant difference was found between the male and female adolescent students.

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