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Knowledge and Awareness of Bulacan State University Students on Sexually Transmitted Diseases

By: Alyssa G. Gonzalez Mary Ann T. Antonio Gladys A. Manlapaz Beverly B. Marcial Jenefer L. Reyes Criselda P. Osmundo Sarah Mae Roque Apple Gleiz Mendiola Dan Paul Santos

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY


Sociological changes brought about by rapid modernization in the twentieth century has led to chronic problem like premarital sex, homosexuality, and multiple partnership in sexual life. These have greatly contributed to subsequent rise in the prevalence of sexually transmitted disease.

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY


Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) is the most under-recognize health problem worldwide. Many people with STDs are asymptomatic and remained undiagnosed. Despite the fact that a certain percentage acquires the disease from relations with sexually affected persons through marriage, premarital screening for STDs is almost never done. This study was conducted to find out the different views of the respondents about STDs due to the rapid increase on its prevalence and incidence in young adult people.

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY


The main purpose of the study is to find out the level of knowledge and awareness of the third year level college students under medical and Non-Medical Course particularly in Bulacan State University on STDs and at the same time to determine how these two variables directly after their attitudes towards the disease.

CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK OF THE STUDY

CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK OF THE STUDY


Conceptual Frameworks views the conceptualization of theoretical model for viewing the extent of initializing a study determining significant difference with the level of knowledge and awareness between college students under medical and non-medical courses of Bulacan State University on STD.

THEORETICAL FRAMEORK OF THE STUDY


The theory of the study is focusing on Girolamo Fracastoros theory, he proposed that epidemic diseases are caused by transferable tiny particles or spore that could transmit infection by direct or indirect contact or even without contact overlong distances.

THEORETICAL FRAMEORK OF THE STUDY


The theory well then stated relevantly to the existing problem which is the widespread transmission of STDs. It further supports the study as an important aid of finding solutions of the prevailing STD cases particularly on college students with the help of survey tool and informative materials to determine the level of awareness, knowledge and attitudes among them regarding STDs.

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM


MAJOR PROBLEM The major concern of the study is to find out if there is a significant difference with the level of knowledge and awareness between college students under medical and non- medical courses of Bulacan State University on Sexually Transmitted Diseases and at the same time to determine how these two variables directly affect students attitudes towards STDs.

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM


SPECIFIC PROBLEM What is the profile of the respondents in terms of Age, Gender, Civil Status, Educational Background, Type of course What are the most common sources of information of the respondent about Sexually Transmitted Diseases. What is the level of knowledge of the respondents regarding different sexually transmitted diseases and its curability What is the level of knowledge of the respondents regarding different sexually transmitted diseases and its curability

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM


SPECIFIC PROBLEM

What education material be designed in order to improve the level of knowledge, awareness and attitudes of the respondents towards STDs. How may the level of knowledge, awareness and attitude of the respondents about STDs be compared before and after the educational materials What possible action would the respondent do if they found out that their partner have STDs.

Hypothesis of the Study

There is a significant difference with the level of knowledge and awareness between college students under medical and non-medical course of Bulacan State University on Sexually Transmitted Disease and at the same time, these two variables directly affect students attitude towards STDs was the hypothesis of the studies.

Methodology of the Study


The study made use of descriptive method use of research using a structured questionnaire supplemented by interview as the tools for data gathering. The respondents of the study composed of a total of 252 individual aged between 18-25 years (3rd level) students studying in Bulacan State University from april to may 2013. The extent in determining the level of knowledge and awareness and attitude was interpreted using a matrix.

Methodology of the Study


Outstanding Very Satisfactory 93-100 86-92

Satisfactory
Fair Poor Failed

79-85
72-78 65-71 Below 64

Frequency and percentage distribution Weighted mean and standard deviation Chi-square