Indian Journal of Public Health

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Year
: 2005  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 97--98

Impact of educational status on AIDS awareness and attitude: A micro study of Krishnanagar City


S Mukherjee1, DP Sikdar2 
1 Senior Research Scholar, Department of Education, University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India
2 Reader, Department of Education, University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India

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D P Sikdar
A-10X/120, Kalyani, Nadia-741235
India

The study was carried out at Krishnanagar city of Nadia District, West Bengal on aims to focus the HIV/ AIDS related awareness and attitudes. A total of 400 samples divided into illiterate, primary, secondary and higher educated people (100 from each group) were surveyed using DQ5- point Likert ScaleDQ consisting of two parts-Part-I for measuring attitude and Part-II for measuring awareness. The data were collected at the end of 1999 and analyzed using SPSS computer programme. Results revealed subjects of any categories of people in general were not aware and shows negative attitude towards AIDS. Significant differences were existed among the categories except between illiterate & primary and secondary & higher educated group of people about awareness and attitude towards AIDS.


How to cite this article:
Mukherjee S, Sikdar D P. Impact of educational status on AIDS awareness and attitude: A micro study of Krishnanagar City.Indian J Public Health 2005;49:97-98


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Mukherjee S, Sikdar D P. Impact of educational status on AIDS awareness and attitude: A micro study of Krishnanagar City. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2005 [cited 2021 Mar 5 ];49:97-98
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