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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 32-33

Awareness of HIV/AIDS among medical students


1 Medical officer, Department of Community Medicine, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Tutor, Department of Community Medicine, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
T S.R Sai
Professor, Community Medicine, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
India
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A cross-sectional study among 145 fresh entrants of medical education revealed that, 99% of boys and 98% of girls are aware of AIDS by its definition and its causation.96% of girls, compared to 91% of boys are aware that, HIV spreads by blood. Very few, 5% of girls and 2.5% of boys are of the misconception that HIV may be transmitted through health personnel on examination of HIV patient. About 80% of boys and 90% of girls opine that HIV is transmitted through pregnancy.


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