Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2019, Page: 105-109
Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and the Use of Contraceptives (Condom) as Prevention Among Students of Federal College of Education, Kontagora, Niger State
Aliyu Mohammed, Department of Physical and Health Education, Federal College of Education, Kontagora, Nigeria
Oyerinde Olufemi Oyesegun, Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, Bayero University Kano, Kano, Nigeria
Received: Jul. 22, 2019;       Accepted: Sep. 2, 2019;       Published: Sep. 16, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijhpebs.20190502.14      View  103      Downloads  73
Abstract
The study investigates the knowledge of HIV/AIDS and the use of contraceptive among the students of Federal college of Education, Kontagora. The subject of study were randomly selected. Sample of 300 students were used for the study. The instruments use for the study was questionnaire validated and tested for reliability. Data collected were analyzed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient and t-test as appropriate. The finding revealed that there was significant relationship between the student’s knowledge and other sexual transmitted diseases. There was significant different between the student knowledge of HIV/AIDS and the use of condom as preventive devices. There was significant difference between student knowledge and other sexually transmitted diseases. There was significant difference between the student knowledge of mode of transmission of HIV/AIDS and other STDS among students of Federal college of Education, Kontagora. The student’s knowledge of contraceptive had no significant relation to the knowledge of contraceptive device. Based on these findings the following recommendations were made. AID Education should be incorporated in the school curriculum; also adequate information on knowledge of HIV/AIDS should be made available to the students of Federal college of Education, Kontagora through technology and health education.
Keywords
Contraceptives, Knowledge, Kontagora, Prevention, Students
To cite this article
Aliyu Mohammed, Oyerinde Olufemi Oyesegun, Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and the Use of Contraceptives (Condom) as Prevention Among Students of Federal College of Education, Kontagora, Niger State, International Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Education and Behavioural Science. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2019, pp. 105-109. doi: 10.11648/j.ijhpebs.20190502.14
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