Survey on the Attitudes towards AIDS and Gender among 276 High School Students from a City in Yunnan
ZHONG Qiuyue, SUN Xinying. School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, 100083, China
Objective To explore the high school students' attitudes towards AIDS and gender preliminarily.Method Questionnaire survey was conducted among 276 students from 6 classes in a high school in Qujing City, Yunnan Province. Results The average score of AIDS knowledge was 8.0±1.4 (total 10 points). As for attitudes towards AIDS and gender, the average score was 59.5±7.0 (total 80 points).And there was significant difference between male students (57.6±6.9) and female students (61.5±6.3) while the difference was mainly from attitudes towards gender equality.Conclusions A gender perspective into the AIDS prevention and control remains to be done.