Sex is a basic physiological need of every human being, male and females are created with different class, to serve as a compliment for each other, this complementary role includes sex, therefore a man and a woman are expected to engage in sexual relationship. This sexual relationship has over the years been mixed by various infections known as the sexual transmitted diseases (STDs).
These STDs are in various forms and their effects are also different. One among such STDs is Human Immune Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/ AIDS). These two STDs are the most dangerous and ravaging of the STDs.
In 1981, HIV the virus of an illness (AIDS),was identified in Los Angeles, USA. In December of the same year, A similar virus was seen in Britain. By March 1987, nearly 6,000 cases were reported throughout Europe. It is one of the most serious health problems in the world today.
Though, the origin of HIV/ AIDS is said to be not in Africa, Africa has the highest number of casualties compared to other continents. Nigeria first witnessed the bitter taste of HIV/AIDS was identified in April 1986 in a girl of 13 years. All age groups are affected, but it is higher among the 20-24 years age group, with a national prevalence of 5.6%. This age group is followed by the 25 and 29 years old with a 5.4% national prevalence. And ever since then the number of cases have escalated beyond imagination and millions of Nigerians are living with the disease, in which the cure is yet to be discovered.
BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
1.2 OBJECTIVE OF THE RESEARCH
1.3 RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
1.4 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
1.5 RESEARCH QUESTION
1.6 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
LITERATURE REVIEW AND THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
2.1 HIV/ AIDS
2.2 IMPACT OF HIV/ AIDS
2.3 PREVALENCE OF SEXUAL ABSTINENCE
2.4 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
2.4.1 HEALTH BELIEF MODEL (THE PSI BEHAVIOUR CHANGE MODEL)
2.4.2 SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY
3.1 RESEARCH POPULATION AND SAMPLING TECHNIQUE
3.2 TECHNIQUE OF DATA COLLECTION
3.3 ADMINISTRATION OF RESEARCH INSTRUMENT
3.4 TECHNIQUES OF DATA ANALYSIS
3.5 TEST OF HYPOTHESIS
DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 RESPONDENTS’ BIO-DATA
4.2 PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA
4.3 TEST OF HYPOTHESIS
SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 SUMMARY OF MAJOR FINDINGS
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