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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 2
First page : ( 249) Last page : ( 255)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00054.X

A Study to assess the Knowledge regarding Droplet infection among residents in selected community areas at Kollam

Ms. Francis Sherin1, Ms. Sibi Simi Mariyam1, Ms. Bavan Sneha1, Ms. Saju Sneha1, Ms. Sebastian Snovy1, Mrs. Jyothilakshmi2

1Fourth Year B. Sc. Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

2Nursing Tutor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

Online published on 3 June, 2020.

Abstract

The research project under took was “A study to assess the knowledge regarding droplet infection among residents in Selected community areas at kollam”; the objectives of the study were To assess the knowledge regarding droplet infection among residents in selected community areas at Kollam. To find out the association between demographic variables and knowledge regarding droplet infection among residents in selected community areas at Kollam. To develop and distribute pamphlets regarding droplet infection among residents in selected community areas at Kollam. a quantitative research design was adopted for this study. The study was conducted among 30 residents in Pallithottam, Community Area at Kollam. In order to assess the knowledge of regarding droplet infection among residents, the study sample was selected by convenience sampling technique. The tool used for data collection consisted of demographic profoma and structured questionnaire basic introduction of the study was given to the subjects. The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using quantitative and inferential statistics. regarding droplet infection among residents The findings of the present study showed that out of 30 samples 3.33% of residents have poor knowledge, 30% of residents have average knowledge, 46.67% of residents have good knowledge and 20% of residents have excellent knowledge regarding droplet infection so there was significant association between knowledge and demographic variables like age, type of family, education, religion, monthly income, nutritional status and family history of respiratory infections. Based on the findings the investigator have drawn implication which were of vital xiv concerns in the field of nursing practice, nursing administration, nursing pattern, nursing education for future development.

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Keywords

Assess, Knowledge, droplet infection, residents.

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