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A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge Attitude and Practice regarding use of Helmet among Graduand Students at Selected Colleges

Nirbhay Mohod

Abstract: Introduction: Motorcycle crash victims form a high proportion of those killed or injured in road traffic crashes. Injuries to the maxillofacial region, following motorcycle crashes, are a common cause of severe morbidity and mortality. World-wide, road traffic injuries have been reported to be the leading causes of death among young people aged 15-29 years.Objectives:1) To assess the knowledge regarding use of helmet among the graduand students in selected colleges.2)To assess the attitude regarding use of helmet among the graduand students in selected colleges.3)To assess the practice regarding use of helmet among the graduand students in selected colleges.4)To find out the correlation between knowledge and practice regarding use of helmet among the graduand students in selected colleges.5)To find out the correlation between knowledge and attitude regarding use of helmet among the graduand students in selected colleges.6)To find out the correlation between attitude and practice regarding use of helmet among the graduand students in selected colleges.7)To find out the association between knowledge, attitude and practice scores with selected demographic variables among graduand students. Methods and materials: The research approach used was evaluative approach. The research design selected for the study was a non-experimental descriptive survey design. Setting of the study: The setting was selected colleges. The sample includes graduand students; sampling technique was used convenient sampling. Result and discussion: The findings of the study were showed that graduand student has moderate knowledge (56%) and practice (85%), good attitude (93.33%) regarding use of helmet. It is beneficial for graduand students to know the importance of wearing helmet.

Keywords: students use of helmet knowledge

Country: India, Subject Area: Nursing

Pages: 78 - 79

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019

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Nirbhay Mohod, "A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge Attitude and Practice regarding use of Helmet among Graduand Students at Selected Colleges", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i2/show_abstract.php?id=ART20194908, Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019, 78 - 79

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