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   Gender Differences in Knowledge and Risk Perception Towards Hiv/Aids Among Rohingyas in Cox’S Bazar, Bangladesh  
   
نویسنده Islam Shihabul ,Habib Shah Ehsan
منبع Journal Of Social Behavior And Community Health - 2021 - دوره : 5 - شماره : 2 - صفحه:739 -749
چکیده    Background: rohingyas living in refugee camps of bangladesh have been identified as a high-risk group for hiv transmission. this study aimed to assess gender differences in risk perception towards hiv/aids among rohingyas in cox's bazar.methods: a cross-sectional design was adopted to assess the level of risk perception towards hiv/aids. this analysis utilizes data from a survey of 130 rohingya people through face-to-face interviews utilizing a 28-item hiv-knowledge questionnaire. a systematic sampling technique was used to accomplish data collection survey. analyzing was done by spss 25.results: only 41.8% of males and 58.2% of females had a good knowledge score (8 out of 11 items) regarding the transmission of hiv. knowledge is significantly associated with female gender ( chi;2 = 8.927, p < 0.005). gender differences were also significantly associated with the perceived risk of contracting hiv/aids in the future (p < 0.001). when rank averages were investigated, perceived risk of contracting hiv/aids score of the female participants (mean rank = 76.71) appeared to be higher compared to the score of male participants (mean rank = 54.29).conclusion: female rohingyas perceive a higher risk of contracting hiv/aids than male rohingyas. programs should address harmful gender norms, hiv testing and education emphasizing the risks involved in transactional sex within the camps.
کلیدواژه Gender ,Knowledge ,Risk ,Perception ,Rohingya
آدرس University Of Dhaka, Department Of Sociology, Bangladesh, University Of Dhaka, Department Of Sociology, Bangladesh
پست الکترونیکی se_habib@hotmail.com
 
 

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