Knowledge about Hiv/Aids among Drivers in Birgunj Bus Park: A Descriptive Analysis
Keywords:Analysis, Drivers, HIV/AIDS, Public health, Statistics
One of the growing epidemics in the world today is HIV/AIDS. In the cities with high mobility, bus drivers are considered as the risk group for HIV/AIDS. Most of these younger people do not have access to information, condoms, supportive services which enable them to have safer sex. A descriptive cross sectional study was done to access knowledge about HIV/AIDS among drivers of Birgunj Bus Park. The analysis of the data revealed that majority of the respondents were between ages 20-24 years; have heard from media (radio, Television and newspapers); unsafe sex is the means of transmission and using condom during sexual intercourse can prevent HIV/AIDS. The present study strongly recommends that there is immediate need of program to create awareness among drivers including co-workers, vulnerable youths and other high risk groups such as migrant populations.
Academic Voices, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013, Pages 50-53
How to Cite
© Academic Voices: A multidisciplinary Journal
All rights reserved. No part of this journal may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher/writers, except by a reviewer who may quote brief passages in a review.