Variables Male (185) Female (210) P value
HIV/AIDS
Infectious nature of AIDS 150 (81.1%) 161(76.7%) 0.172
Causes of AIDS 169(91.4%) 193 (91.9%) 0.942
Route of transmission:
poor
moderate
good

63 (34.1%)
18 (9.7%)
104 (56.2%)

60(28.6%)
14(06.7%)
136 (64.8%)

0.195
Signs and symptoms:
poor
moderate
good
151(81.6%)
17 (09.2%)
17 (09.2%)
169 (80.4%)
20 (09.5%)
21 (10.0%)
0.954
Preventive methods:
poor
moderate
good

95 (51.4%)
31(16.8%)
59 (31.9%)

102(48.6%)
34 (16.2%)
74(35.2%)
0.779
Hepatitis B      
Infectious nature 93 (50.3%) 130 (61.9) 0.020
Causative agent 49(26.5%) 61 (29.1%) 0.765
Route of transmission:
poor
moderate
good

176(95.1%)
02 (01.1%)
07 (03.8%)

199 (94.8%)
03(01.4%)
08(03.8%)

0.953
Signs and Symptoms:
poor
moderate
good

148(80.0%)
18 (09.7%)
19 (10.3%)

172(81.9%)
07 (03.3%)
30 (14.3%)

0.022
Preventive methods:
poor
moderate
good

133 (71.9%)
28 (15.1%)
24 (13.0%)

151 (71.9%)
33 (15.7%)
26 (12.4%)

0.976
Table 2: Knowledge and awareness AIDS and hepatitis B regarding the gender of students.
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