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Afsharipoor S, Poorsadegh T, Gholami Z. The assessment of learning on Islamic Azad University branch Firooz-Abad University Students' awareness about AIDS.. Iran J Med Microbiol. 2011; 5 (3) :52-60
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1- Department of Microbiology, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Islamic Azad University branch Firooz-Abad- Fars, Iran , afsharipor@sums.ac.ir
2- Department of Statistics, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Islamic Azad University branch Firooz-Abad- Fars, Iran
3- Department of Microbiology, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Islamic Azad University branch Firooz-Abad- Fars, Iran
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Background: AIDS is one of the most serious fatal virus infections around the world. The present research aims at investigating the influence of giving lecture and providing pamphlet to increase the awareness of university students' about AIDS in Islamic Azad University branch Firooz-Abad
Material and method: This research is a Quasi- Experimental study. The population study was selected by a simple Random sampling from 400 University students' (medicine and nonmedical) in Islamic Azad University branch Firooz-Abad. The groups included individual who were trained by lecture and Pamphlet. Data was collected by a questionnaire (two main parts: A) demographic characteristics and B) question about AIDS) on the awareness of university students about the AIDS. Reliability and validity of the questionnaire were determined by infectious mans. The results were analyzed by using descriptive statistics, T-student test. The data was analyzed by SPSS (ver16).
Results: According to findings of this study, the mean score of knowledge of university students' about AIDs by pamphlet before and after education were 27.55 and 37.51, respectively (t=12.212, P=0.000) and by lecture before and after education were 32.74 and 45.69, respectively (t= 13.574, P= 0.000) and lecture and pamphlet before and after education were 30.16 and 41.62, respectively (t= 18.144, P= 0.000). T-test was used to test the difference between means. Test results indicated that there is significant difference between two means (P= 0.000).
Conclusion: Regarding the results of this survey, we can use both lecturing and providing pamphlet increase the University students' awareness. However, if the condition is suitable, using lecture method to increase university students' awareness is preferable. Therefore, it seems that acquisition of knowledge and skills about preventive measures of AIDs in schools and universities can reduce AIDs and promotion of health among youth.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Medical Virology
Received: 2014/01/2 | Accepted: 2014/01/2 | ePublished: 2014/01/2

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