One of the
indispensible components in the war against HIV/AIDS is the voluntary
counseling and testing and this has acquired global recognition. This study was
done to ascertain the knowledge, attitudes and practices of VCT among rural
dwellers in Kogi State Nigeria. Data were obtained through questionnaires
administered to 250 participants who were selected through quota and
convenience sampling and were analyzed manually. Finding shows that the
awareness of VCT in this area is 79% with the highest source of information as
mass media (79%). 52% agreed to receive VCT if offered.. 14% have accessed VCT
services before this study.
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