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The Examination of Pre-University School Boys' Awareness of HIV Prevention, Transmission and Treatment in Khuzestan Province

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This research aimed to examine pre-university school boys' awareness of the factors in preventing, transmitting and treating HIV in Khuzestan province, Iran. This is a descriptive cross-sectional study. A sample size of 300 was determined using multistage random sampling method. The data were collected through a questionnaire, being analyzed with chi-square test. The research findings show that the students' awareness of HIV prevention and transmission is not desirable, the majority of the population's extent of information being below the expected mean while that of the disease treatment is more favorable. The students' awareness of the methods for HIV prevention and transmission is low.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 53)
Pages:
73-77
DOI:
10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILSHS.53.73
Citation:
M. B. Nasab "The Examination of Pre-University School Boys' Awareness of HIV Prevention, Transmission and Treatment in Khuzestan Province", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 53, pp. 73-77, 2015
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Jun 2015
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