Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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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.



Address:   Mrs. Sarbrinder Kaur
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
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00053.6

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.
KEYWORDS:
Knowledge, prevalence, risk factors, urinary tract infection, nursing students.
Cite:
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. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2016; 4(3): 241-244.
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