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Seyam S. Survey of Women’s Knowledge about Aids in Rasht 2006. jour guilan uni med sci. 2008; 17 (65) :59-67
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Abstract Introduction: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a global problem that is spreading in all countries of the world and our country too. Thus, befor the salient prevalence of this diseas must be controlled it. In this way we need the training for increasing of the person’s knowledge. Objective: Determin Rasht women’s knowledge about Aids and evaluat relation between knowledge and demographic variables. Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive cross sectional study. Women were selected by cluster random sampling in different area of Rasht. The questionnaire and interview were used for collection of data and information. The findings and data were analyzed by chi-square test. Results: The level of knowledge was distinguished base on their information about transmission and prevention and affection of Aids. The results showed 60.22% of women had low and 29.67% medial and 10.11% high information about Aids. In this study, (96%) of women believed to necessary of training about Aids and majority of them mentiond radio and television are the best ways for education Also, There are significant relation between variable such as: age,level of education,Occupation, marital status with knowledge of Aids. Conclusion: By attention to low level of women’s knowledge about Aids, suggested more training about transmission and prevention ways of Aids for reducing of it’s affection.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/12/22 | Accepted: 2013/12/22 | Published: 2013/12/22

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