GENDER PERCEPTION ON SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STDs) (A STUDY OF AWKUNANAW COMMUNITY, ENUGU SOUTH)

ABSTRACT

This research work is focused on the gender perception of sexually transmitted disease (STDs): using Awkunanaw community of Enugu South Local Government Area as area of study. This study is a humble attempt towards improving and understanding the perception of male and female towards sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The population of the study was about sixteen thousand three hundred and sixty-six (16366). Using ‘’Taro Yamane’s formula to determine the sample size, the size comprised of 200 female and 200 male respondents. They were selected using Taro’s formula, questionnaire as well were used in collecting data for the study.  In order to guide the study, five research questions were formulated and two hypotheses were used to carry out the research. The data were analysed using distribution frequency percentage table while the hypotheses was tested using chi- square method. The study finds out some of the possible causes of sexually transmitted diseases, the physical consequences of sexually transmitted diseases and the possible solutions to solve the problem of sexually transmitted diseases, the study recommends that sex education should be taught in schools so as to create awareness or make people know the negative effect of sexually transmitted disease on people. And also there should be provision of condoms and contraceptives for prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page-----------i

Approval page----------iii

Certification page----------iv

Dedication-----------v

Acknowledgement ---------vi

Abstract----------vii

Table of content----------viii


CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 

1.1Background to the study------1

1.2Statement of the problem------3

1.3Research questions--------5

1.4Objectives of the study -------5

1.5Significance of terms--------6

1.6Definition of terms--------7


CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1 Concept of clarification-------9

2.2 Perception towards people living with sexually transmitted disease (STDs)-----------9

2.2.1Societal and cultural stigma towards people living with std/hiv/aids: according to robert gallo and luc mantagnier, 1998. ---11

2.3 Discriminatory / perception towards the consequences of people living with STDs ----------13

2.4 Attitudes of the public towards people living with STDs--16

2.5 Review of theories---------18

2.6 Review of empirical literature------21

2.7 Theoretical framework-------28

2.8 Hypothesis--------28


CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1Research design-------30

3.2Area of study---------30

3.3 Population of the study-------30

3.4Sample size---------31

3.5 Sampling techniques------32

3.6 Methods of data collection-------32

3.7 Methods of data analysis-------32


CHAPTER FOUR: PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA

4.1 Personal data Respondent-------33

4.2 Analysis of research questions-----35

4.3 Testing of hypotheses -------39

4.4 Discussion of the findings------42


CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION, AND RECOMMENDATIONS

5.1 Summary of findings-------43

5.2 Conclusion---------44

5.3 Recommendations-------44

5.4Suggestions for further study-----45

References-------46

Appendix---------51

Questionnaire --------52


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APA

UKATU, B. (2018). GENDER PERCEPTION ON SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STDs) (A STUDY OF AWKUNANAW COMMUNITY, ENUGU SOUTH). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/gender-perception-on-sexually-transmitted-disease-stds-a-study-of-awkunanaw-community-enugu-south-5747

MLA 8th

UKATU, BENEDICT "GENDER PERCEPTION ON SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STDs) (A STUDY OF AWKUNANAW COMMUNITY, ENUGU SOUTH)" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/gender-perception-on-sexually-transmitted-disease-stds-a-study-of-awkunanaw-community-enugu-south-5747. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

UKATU, BENEDICT . "GENDER PERCEPTION ON SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STDs) (A STUDY OF AWKUNANAW COMMUNITY, ENUGU SOUTH)". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 21 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/gender-perception-on-sexually-transmitted-disease-stds-a-study-of-awkunanaw-community-enugu-south-5747 >.

Chicago

UKATU, BENEDICT . "GENDER PERCEPTION ON SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STDs) (A STUDY OF AWKUNANAW COMMUNITY, ENUGU SOUTH)" Afribary (2018). Accessed June 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/gender-perception-on-sexually-transmitted-disease-stds-a-study-of-awkunanaw-community-enugu-south-5747