Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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A Study to assess the knowledge and Attitude regarding Blood Donation among adolescents in selected college at Nagpur City



Address:   Ms. Savita Dhoble, Ms. Swati Shivankar, Ms. Snehal Tajane, Ms. Komal Tembhurne, Ms. Vidhya Thakare, Ms. Jyoti Tichkule, Ms. Ashvini Wadandre, Ms. Sneha Walode, Ms. Soniya Yadav
Suretech College of Nursing, Nagpur
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Knowledge and attitude, Blood donation, knowledge, attitude, adolescent.

ABSTRACT:
Background: Millions of people need blood transfusion each year. Most blood donors are unpaid volunteers who donate blood for a community supply. In poorer countries, established supplies are limited and donors usually give blood when family or friends needs a transfusion (directed donation). Objectives of the study: 1 To assess knowledge regarding blood donation among adolescents. 2.To assess the attitude regarding blood donation among adolescents. 3.To determine the correlation between knowledge and attitude regarding blood donation among adolescents. Material and method: This study was based on was descriptive research approach is used. The sample consisted of the sample will be adolescents students of Nagpur District. Convenient sampling method. A structured knowledge questionnaire and 5point LIKERT attitude Scale was used to collect the data Result: The findings shows that adolescents were varied in baseline variables. They had varying degree of knowledge and attitude regarding blood donation. On assessment of knowledge, 6.66% adolescents had poor knowledge, 31.66 % adolescents had good knowledge while, 5 % adolescents had very good knowledge, and 0% adolescents had excellent knowledge regarding blood donation. On assessment of attitude, 98.33% adolescents had positive attitude, while 1.66 % adolescents had negative attitude. The findings denotes that there is perfect positive correlation between knowledge and attitude. Conclusion: To concluded that from the study we found that if the knowledge of individual increases about blood donation, then his/her attitude towards blood donation is positive.
KEYWORDS:
Knowledge and attitude, Blood donation, knowledge, attitude, adolescent.
Cite:
Savita Dhoble, Swati Shivankar, Snehal Tajane, Komal Tembhurne, Vidhya Thakare, Jyoti Tichkule, Ashvini Wadandre, Sneha Walode, Soniya Yadav. A Study to assess the knowledge and Attitude regarding Blood Donation among adolescents in selected college at Nagpur City. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2019; 7(3):264-266.
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