A Study Regarding Attitudes Ofyoung Slum Dwelling Females Towards Their Husband/Sex Partner Presuming Them Hiv Infected
Research Question : What is the attitude of young females towards their husband or sex partners presuming them infected with HIV? Objectives : Attitude of young slum dwelling females towards husband or sex partner presuming them HIV infected according to age of respondents according to marital status of respondents according to occupation of respondents according to literacy status of respondents Study Design : Cross sectional study Study Area : 10% of the Slums of Kanpur City having population less than 3000. Participants : 13 to 25 years aged females of selected slums. Study variables : Age, marital status, occur' ,:on, literacy status. Statistical Analysis : Percentage Results : 12.3% expressed about non disclosure of disease. 25.7% were indecisive, 65.2% to pursue for treatment, 32.7% to continue sex relationship and 31.2% to continue social relationship. Respondents employed as teachers showed greater degree of concern for more care (45.5%) and also for continuation of social and sexual relationship. Continuation on social & sexual relationship along with pursuation for treatment and more care of victim (husband/sex partner) was observed among highest percentage in graduate and above level with gradual decrease in the prevalence with decrease in the level of education.