A study to assess the Knowledge regarding Tuberculosis among the adults in selected rural areas of, Mysore with a view to develop an information pamphlet
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In India, Infectious disease is major public health issue.India suffers significant population losses each year from infectious diseases.
Aims and objectives
The aim of the study was to assess the level of knowledge regarding tuberculosis among the adults in selected rural areas of Mysore also to find the association with their selected variables.
Approach and Design
In the study, exploratory descriptive approach was used.
Samples and sampling criteria
The knowledge was assessed among 30 adults. The level of knowledge was measured by using structured interview schedule regarding TB. The data were collected and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results of the study revealed that,50% of the adults have good knowledge about TB and there is no significant association with any variables.
Thus study concludes that the adults should get enough awareness regarding TB. As health professionals it's the responsibility of us to conduct some awareness programe to improve their level of knowledge in tackling the problem of TB in India