HIV / AIDS AWARENESS AMONG EDUCATED WORKING MOTHERS OF ADOLESCENTS IN MEDICAL PROFESSION OF URBAN AND RURAL

Veena Rani

Abstract


A study was conducted to find out aids awareness among mothers of adolescents in relation of medical profession. The universe of the study is Punjab, which comprises of 19 districts out of which two Districts Ludhiana and Gurdaspur were taken randomly The sample consisted of 100  (50 mothers of adolescents belonging to urban and 50  belonging to rural ) were selected on the basis  of randomly . The tool was employed AIDS AWARENESS TEST by Dr. Ravinder Kaur (  Ex Principal of Malwa Central College of Education for Women, Ludhiana to assess the knowledge of AIDS  Awareness   among educated working mothers of adolescents. The result revealed that there was no significant difference between AIDS awareness of educated working mothers of adolescents in medical profession in urban and rural areas.

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Aids Awareness, Medical Profession Mothers, Adolescents

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