Date of Completion


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


health education, human immunodeficiency virus, HIV, health awareness


This study utilized a quasi-experimental research design using purposive or judgmental sampling was utilized through the use of the Slovin's Formula. The total number of enrollees of the grade 12 senior high school students the treatment group and comparison group was determined upon which the sample size of each school was selected as samples of the study. A modified adaptive questionnaire was used in this study. It consisted of the data of the respondents, such as their sex and religion, followed by a 15 item Likert scale questionnaire about the awareness of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection. The statistical tools used in this study for data analysis were percentage, frequency distribution, mean and t-test. Based from the results of the study, the following conclusions were drawn: 1) Majority of the respondents are female and Catholic; 2) The respondents in the comparison group were moderately aware about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection during the pretest and posttest. On the other hand, the treatment group was fully aware about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection before the health education program, remain fully aware obtaining the maximal level of awareness; 3) There was no significant difference in the level of awareness between comparison and treatment group before and after the health education program.

First Advisor

Jeeno Jay C. Frani