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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part C

Socio demographic Variables and Acceptance of HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategies by Secondary School Teachers in Akwa State, Nigeria


Author(s): Grace Akpan, Maria Ikorok

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to investigate the influence of socio demographic variables on the acceptance of HIV/AIDS prevention strategies by secondary school teachers in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. A descriptive survey method was used for the study. The population for the study consisted of 6,096 teachers working in public secondary schools in the three senatorial Districts of Akwa Ibom State. A random sample of 600 from 20 schools in each senatorial District in groups of (30) teachers was used for the study. A 24- item structured questionnaire, developed by the researchers was used for data collection. Six objectives, research questions and hypotheses were also formulated to guide the study. The variables studied were educational qualification, religious affiliation, age, income, residential location and gender of teachers. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while t-test was used to test the null hypotheses at .05 alpha level of significance. The findings show statistically significant (P<0.05) influence of educational qualification, religion, age income, residential location and gender on acceptance of HIV/AIDS prevention strategies.

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How to cite this article:
Grace Akpan, Maria Ikorok. Socio demographic Variables and Acceptance of HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategies by Secondary School Teachers in Akwa State, Nigeria. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;2(1):127-130.
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