A Statistical Study on Awareness and Attitude of Students of Assam, India towards HIV/AIDS

Manab Deka


HIV/AIDS has become a serious problem in India with one of the highest rates of spread in the world. Program managers and policy makers have often recommended that School / College can act at the centre point for disseminating information and education on HIV/AIDS. This paper seeks to examine the existence of a relationship between various socio-economic, demographic factors and the level of awareness as well as the attitude and behavior of college students of Assam about HIV/AIDS. Total of 1650 students from 35 different colleges cutting across 15 different districts of the state of Assam were interviewed.

Key Words: HIV/AIDS, Awareness, attitude, logistic regression, odds ratio.

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ISSN (Paper)2224-5766 ISSN (Online)2225-0484

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