Introduction: Blood transfusion is a medical procedure that is designed to provide patients who need Blood or blood products to correct a defect .Secure supply of safe blood components; Based on voluntary, non-remunerated blood donation is an important national goal to Prevent blood shortages. Now a day, in many low and middle income countries, blood Supply is critically inadequate. We therefore set out to determine knowledge regarding Blood donation among non-medical students. Design: A Descriptive Survey research design. Participants: 100 Non Medical Students were selected using Probability Simple random sampling technique in selected colleges of Mount Abu, Rajasthan. Tool: Self Structured Questionnaire was used to assess the level of Knowledge of Non Medical Students regarding Blood Donation. Results: In this study overall the highest percentage in the demographic data including the Age group 50% (20- 22), Gender 54% (Female), Religion 90% (Hindu), Residence 46% (Rural), Monthly Income 644% (less than 10000), father education 36% (primary education), mother’s education 64% (no formal education), father occupation 50% (others), mothers occupation 88% (house wife). Majority of students (46%) of non-medical students were having poor knowledge regarding blood donation, (32%) having average knowledge, (18%) having good knowledge and only 4% having excellent knowledge. Findings revealed that there was significant association between age and level of knowledge at 0.05.Conclusion: The result of study clearly shows that there is poor knowledge regarding blood donation among Non-Medical Students. Further research and multi centric studies required to assess the real problem behind their lacking knowledge.
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Nisha Mathew. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Blood Donation among Non Medical Students of selected Colleges of Mount Abu, (Rajasthan). International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(3):292-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00065
Nisha Mathew. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Blood Donation among Non Medical Students of selected Colleges of Mount Abu, (Rajasthan). International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(3):292-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00065 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-3-13