Author(s): Laishram Dabashini Devi

Email(s): roshini999.bk@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00089   

Address: Laishram Dabashini Devi
Global College of Nursing, Ideal Homes Township, Mysore Rd, Aditya Layout, RR Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka – 560098.
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Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. The study was conducted to compare the knowledge level among community with an aim to know the awareness about covid, its ill effects and the preventive aspects. A research design adopted was comparative design. The target population for the study were selected from PHC Bengaluru by convenient sampling technique. The sample under the study were residents (male and female) of both rural and urban south zone. The data was collected by structured questionnaire schedule which was designed to assess the knowledge of residents regarding availability and utilization of health care services. The result was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The respondents mean knowledge score shown that 18.3% of the respondents had inadequate knowledge, 78.3% of the respondents had moderate knowledge and 3.3% of respondents had adequate knowledge regarding Covid-19 and its ill effects on health and prevention. The overall findings of the study clearly showed that the residents had moderate knowledge score (78.3%). The study conclusion revealed that, if the residents were provided with some sort of educational interventions such as information booklets, on availability and utilization of health care services will definitely brief up their knowledge, which in turn contributes to improve the total quality of one's health.


Cite this article:
Laishram Dabashini Devi. A Comparative study to assess the knowledge on Covid-19 and ill effects on the health and prevention among the residence of Bangalore South with a view to develop an Informational pamphlet. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(4):416-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00089

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Laishram Dabashini Devi. A Comparative study to assess the knowledge on Covid-19 and ill effects on the health and prevention among the residence of Bangalore South with a view to develop an Informational pamphlet. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(4):416-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00089   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-4-14


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