Author(s): Mahendra Singh Parmar

Email(s): mahendrasinghp6@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00066.5   

Address: Mr. Mahendra Singh Parmar*
Staff Nurse, Grade Second CHC, Surwaniya.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: The first AIDS case was diagnosed in the southern city of Chennai in 1986. It is a sexually transmitted disease caused by human immunodeficiency virus; AIDS breaks down the body’s immune system exposing the individual to numerous life-threating infections, neurological disorder and malignancies. Objective: To assess the knowledge regarding AIDS among truck drivers, to associate the knowledge with their selected demographic variables. H1: there will be a significant association between the mean knowledge scores of truck drivers with selected demographic variable. Design: Non-experimental one group pre-test design. Participation: 100 people were selected Tool: Structured knowledge Questionnaires used to assess the level of knowledge regarding AIDS among truck drivers. Results: Results are found that Pre-test Knowledge score: -12.08 and Standard deviation: -18.9. Conclusion: Truck Driver had increase knowledge of AIDS.


Cite this article:
Mahendra Singh Parmar. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding AIDS among Truck Drivers plying on Mehsana-Palanpur Highway. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):279-281. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00066.5

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Mahendra Singh Parmar. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding AIDS among Truck Drivers plying on Mehsana-Palanpur Highway. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):279-281. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00066.5   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-2-26


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