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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 3
First page : ( 241) Last page : ( 244)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00053.6

A Descriptive Study was conducted to assess knowledge regarding prevalence and risk factors of Urinary Tract Infection among the Nursing Students at S.G.R.D Nursing Hostel, Vallah, Amritsar, Punjab.

Mrs. Kaur Sarbrinder*

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Sri Guru Ramdas College of Nursing, S.G.R.D Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Amritsar

*Corresponding Author's Email: leo85sk@gmail.com

Online published on 12 January, 2017.

Abstract

“A descriptive study was conducted to assess knowlegde regarding the prevalence and risk factors of Urinary Tract Infection among the nursing students at S.G.R.D. Nursing girls’ hostel, Vallah, Amritsar, Punjab. 2015. Data was collected by Self Structured questionnaire and convenient sampling. The result revealed that the majority of nursing students have moderate knowledge regarding prevalence and risk factors of Urinary Tract Infection among the nursing students.

Objectives

To assess the knowledge of the prevalence and risk factors of UTI among the nursing students. To determine the association of knowledge level of nursing students regarding the UTI to selected demographic variables.

Research Methodology

Research design-Descriptive research design

Research setting-S.G.R.D. Nursing Hostel Vallah, Amritsar

Target population-Nursing students

Sample size-54 Nursing Students

Sampling Technique-Convenient sampling technique

Result and Conclusion

The result of the study revealed that the majority of nursing students that is 83.3% have moderate knowledge, 9.3% of students have inadequate knowledge and 7.7% of students have adequate knowledge. The association of level of knowledge score with all variables is non-significant at p>0.05 except source of information at p<0.05 level.

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Keywords

Knowledge, prevalence, risk factors, urinary tract infection, nursing students.

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