A study on the awareness about AIDS/STDs in Indian Communities.
International congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific. New Delhi (IND), 1992/11/08.
A total of 400 persons were interviewed, 200 in rural and 200 in urban community.
Both sexes were represented equally.
Youth and adults between 15-45 years of age were included in the study. 67% rural population and 91.5% urban population were aware about AIDS.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like Syphilis and Gonorrhoea were known to 42.4% of rural and 86.5% of urban population. 45.5% rural and 63.9% urban literates knew that regular usage of condoms prevents spread of AIDS/HIV infection.
Condoms were used routinely for contraceptive purpose by 41.7% urban and 17.29% rural population, 41.5% rural population resorted to self medication using Penicillin/Tetracycline etc.
Mots-clés Pascal : Maladie sexuellement transmissible, SIDA, Milieu rural, Milieu urbain, Indien, Adulte, Education sanitaire, Prévention, Questionnaire, Attitude, Condom, Virose, Infection, Homme, Bactériose, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sexually transmitted disease, AIDS, Rural environment, Urban environment, Indian, Adult, Health education, Prevention, Questionnaire, Attitude, Condom, Viral disease, Infection, Human, Bacteriosis, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency
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