Knowledge and attitude towards human immunodeficiency virus-acquired immunodeficiency sydrome among youth in Molino II Bacoor City, Cavite.
Date of Completion
Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology
AIDS (Disease), HIV Infections, Youth, Sexual Behavior
This study utilized the correlational research design to determine the relationship between knowledge and attitude of the respondents towards HIV-AIDS. Using quota sampling technique, a total of 459 youths from Molino III Bacoor City, Cavite were the respondents of the study. The research instrument was a self-made questionnaire. The gathered data was treated using the following statistical tools: percentage distribution, mean, t-test for independent mean, analysis of variance, Pearson’s product-moment correlation coefficient and Duncan’s multiple range test. Based on the results, majority of the respondents are male, aged 18 to 21 years old. Most of the respondents are college students and living in a nuclear family. They have an average knowledge and a positive attitude towards HIV-AIDS. Knowledge of respondents differed when grouped according to educational status where high school students, college students and college graduate had better knowledge compared to out of school youth. Attitude of the respondents differed when they are grouped according to educational status. It showed that college students and college graduate have better attitude compared with high school students and out of school youth. Attitude also differed when grouped according to family structure wherein respondent who belong to nuclear family and separated family have better attitude compared with extended family. There was a very weak positive correlation between knowledge and attitude of the respondents regarding HIV-AIDS.
Barte, J. P., Basbas, A. K., Daniel, P., Flores, C. M., & Talactac, J. A. (2015). Knowledge and attitude towards human immunodeficiency virus-acquired immunodeficiency sydrome among youth in Molino II Bacoor City, Cavite. [Bachelor's thesis, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute]. GreenPrints. https://greenprints.dlshsi.edu.ph/bsrt/83/