• 1 Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Gondar College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Gondar, Ethiopia
  • 2 Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Vagdevi College of Pharmacy, Warangal, Telangana India
  • 3 Pharmacology Department, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Dubai, UAE
  • 4 Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSI University, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 5 Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Dammam Eastern Province, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 6 Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, Ajman University of Sciences and Technology, Ajman, UAE
  • 7 Internal Medicine Department, College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), UAE University, Al Ain, UAE
Springerplus, 2015;4:769.
PMID: 26688783 DOI: 10.1186/s40064-015-1541-2


We intended to assess knowledge, attitude, perception, misconception and views (KAP-MV) of family members of PLWHA. A cross-sectional retrospective study conducted in Anti-retroviral centre of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial-MGM hospital, Warangal, Telangana, South-India from July to September 2014. A questionnaire containing 41 items was distributed among adult family members accompanying patients living with HIV/AIDS-PLWHA. Level of KAP-MV was categorized into poor (0-28), average (29-55) and good (56-82). Analysis was performed by Pearson's Chi square, analysis of variance and Spearman's correlation test on 41 variables using SPSS version 21 and p 

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