Title

Effects of community –based health education intervention to the level of awareness of adolescents regarding human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome

Date of Completion

2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

AIDS (Disease), HIV Infections

Abstract

This study utilized a quasi-experimental research design. The researchers used a total of 40 respondents in this study. Twenty respondents from Barangay Anabu 1-C, City of Imus, Cavite were assigned for the treatment group and twenty respondents from Barangay Sto. Nino II, City of Dasmarinas, Cavite were included in the comparison group. The respondents of the study were chosen using purposive sampling or the judgemental sampling. The tool used in the study was a self-made questionnaire consisting of the respondent’s data sheet followed by a 20 item questionnaire based from the brochure made by the Department of Health Cavite Family Planning Coordinating Council-HIV/AIDS Task Force, entitled, “Sexually Active Ka Ba?”. Data was analysed using percentage, frequency, mean and t-test. In conclusion, majority of the respondents in the comparison group had a moderate level of awareness regarding human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome both during the pre-test and the post-test. While in the treatment group, majority of the respondents had moderate level of awareness during the pre-test and after administering the Health Education Intervention, had a high level of awareness.

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