Volume : VI, Issue : V, May - 2016

HEALTH AWARENESS ON KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE REGARDING BLOOD DONATION AMONG DEGREE STUDENTS OF SELECTED COLLEGES OF VADODARA DISTRICT

Nilesh Rawal, Mr. Ravindra Hn

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 Background: – Blood transfusion saves lives during critical situations, but millions of patients needing transfusion do not have timely access to safe blood The donor is donating for it as it will be used in saving lives of his fellow beings. He himself may use the same during his own need. Aim & objective: – To assess knowledge and attitude of blood donation among degree student with the help of health awareness programme.Methods: – Pre experimental [one group pre test–post test] study with 100 samples.Results:–In the post test mean score among staff nurses knowledge regarding Blood donation is 14.40 ± 1.595 higher than pre test mean score 10.31 ± 2.481 among degree students regarding blood donation, the mean posttest knowledge scores (14.40) was higher than the mean pretest knowledge scores (10.31). The computed ‘t’ value is 17.542 is higher than the tabled value t99 at p>0.001 level of significance. and also In the post test mean score among degree students attitude regarding Blood donation is 35.02 ± 2.093 higher than pre test mean score 31.03 ± 2.687 among degree students regarding blood donation, the mean posttest knowledge scores (35.02) was higher than the mean pretest knowledge scores (31.03). The computed ‘t’ value is 17.327 is higher than the tabled value t99 at p>0.001 level of significance There is a significant association between knowledge degree students with their Religion.The correlation between knowledge and attitude, r= 0.116 is found to be significant at 0.05% significant level. Hence proved that there exist a positive correlation between knowledge and attitude.Conclusion: The study findings revealed that health awareness programme was highly effective in improving knowledge and attitude of blood donation in under graduate students. The results of the present study show that there is a great need for the under graduate students s to update their knowledge and attitude regarding blood donation. The study reveals that Health awareness programme could be used as an effective teaching strategy

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Nilesh Rawal, Mr.Ravindra HN HEALTH AWARENESS ON KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE REGARDING BLOOD DONATION AMONG DEGREE STUDENTS OF SELECTED COLLEGES OF VADODARA DISTRICT Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.6, Issue : 5 MAY 2016


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