International Journal of Nursing and Health Research

International Journal of Nursing and Health Research


International Journal of Nursing and Health Research
International Journal of Nursing and Health Research
Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2019)

A study on knowledge regarding zika fever among nursing students of selected colleges of pune city


Kavita P Kelkar

A study to assess the knowledge regarding Zika fever among nursing students of selected college of Pune city. The study aimed at assessing the knowledge regarding Zika fever among nursing students and to associate the knowledge score regarding Zika fever with their selected demographic variables. In this study Quantitative approach and non-experimental descriptive research design was used. The samples were selected from Dr. D.Y. Patil nursing college. The non-probability purposive sampling technique was used for data collection. The content validity was determined by the experts and 80 sample collections were done from 21 May 2019 to 23 May 2019.The structured questionnaire on knowledge regarding Zika fever was derived by the investigator. The data were analyzed and interpreted based on the objectives using descriptive and inferential statistics. The major findings of the study revealed that majority 82.5.0% of them were having average knowledge, 16.2 % of them were having good knowledge and 1.25 % of them were having poor knowledge regarding Zika Fever. There was no significant association found between the Knowledge score regarding Zika fever among B.Sc Nursing students. It can be concluded that, awareness among nursing students regarding Zika Fever were average. Hence, education among nursing students is needed and this topic should include in their syllabus under the subject of community health nursing and Medical surgical nursing.
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Kavita P Kelkar. A study on knowledge regarding zika fever among nursing students of selected colleges of pune city. International Journal of Nursing and Health Research, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 06-08
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