Author(s): Kavitha. V, N. Malarvizhi, R. Maria Salomy, Mebin. C. Sabu, Mohamed Naser S. R, Monika. M

Email(s): v. kavitha@rocketmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00007.1   

Address: Mrs. Kavitha. V1, Ms. N. Malarvizhi2, Ms. R. Maria Salomy2, Ms. Mebin. C. Sabu2, Mr. Mohamed Naser S. R2, Ms. Monika. M2
1Asst. Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing, College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore-44
2College of Nursing, SRIPMS, Coimbatore-44
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 8,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2020


ABSTRACT:
The objective of the study was to assess the knowledge, attitude and preventive practices of dengue fever, to find the association between knowledge, attitude and preventive practices of dengue fever and selected demographic variables and to find the relationship between knowledge, attitude and preventive practices of dengue fever among people. The samples were taken from urban slums of Mettupalayam, Coimbatore district. Sample of 100 people were taken. A self structured questionnaire was used to collect the demographic data and data on knowledge, attitude and preventive practices on dengue fever. The gathered data was analyzed by calculating the mean, percentage, standard deviation and coefficient correlation. The bar, pie diagrams and tables were used to present findings of the study. Finding depicts that majority of the participants were in the age group between 29 to 38 years, most of them were female, non workers, studied upto secondary education, had fair knowledge, and positive attitude on preventive practices of dengue fever. There was a significant association between knowledge, attitude and preventive practices on dengue fever.


Cite this article:
Kavitha. V, N. Malarvizhi, R. Maria Salomy, Mebin. C. Sabu, Mohamed Naser S. R, Monika. M. A Study to Assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Preventive Practices of Dengue Fever among the people of selected Urban slums, Coimbatore. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(1): 35-40. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00007.1


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