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Impact of Guidance Services on Students’ Awareness of HIV/AIDS in Tertiary Institutions in Jigawa State


The aim of the study is to find out whether guidance services have impact on students’ awareness of HIV/AIDS in tertiary institutions in Jigawa state. The study used descriptive survey design; the population of the study consists of fifteen thousand four hundred and seventy-two (15,472) students in six tertiary institutions under the Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MOEST) Jigawa state. 375 used as sample size for the study which drawn from the population of tertiary institutions based on the provision of Krejcie and Morgan table (1971), simple random sampling technique was used in selecting two tertiary institutions. While the instrument used in collecting data was researcher developed questionnaire (QSAHA) in form of four point likert scale, rating from 4, 3, 2 and 1 as basis for scoring. It was accepted to be valid and reliable for administration. Three research questions and three hypotheses were tested and statically analyzed using descriptive statistics and t-test of independent sample at 0.05 level of significant. The findings of the study revealed that male students indicated positive awareness unlike their female counterpart and also students came from rural areas are more aware of HIV/AIDS infection than their urban counterpart. However, students that offered arts courses were positively aware of HIV/AIDS than their counterpart offering science courses. Many implications from the guidance services were drawn from the findings of the research prior to the findings it was recommended that; enlightenment campaign and career talks should be offered to female students due to the habit of shyness in the issue of awareness. It was also recommended that further researchers may conduct relevant research that correlate the relationship on the spread of HIV/AIDS between commercial sex workers and infected married women in the north-west zone of the state.      

Keywords: Guidance Services, HIV/AIDS, Impacts, awareness

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