A Study to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice of care givers towards HIV/AIDS patients in choma urban district.
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The purpose of this study was to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice of care givers towards HIV / AIDS in Choma Urban District.. The review of literature done in other countries and within Zambia revealed that there are influencing factors on the topic understudy and these factors include: - Stigma, age of care givers, past experiences, lack of community involvement, educational level, traditional beliefs and culture, marital status and inadequate resources. A descriptive, explanatory and non - intervention type of study was used. The population under study was fifty (50) caregivers (men and women). The respondents were randomly selected. Data was collected using a structured interview schedule, analysed manually and findings were presented in frequency tables and cross tabulations. The study revealed that the majority of the caregivers were females aged 40 years and above.
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