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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014


Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude towards Nursing Profession among College Teachers in Karad

Manisha C. Gholap, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahesh B. Chendake


Abstract: OBJECTIVES are (1) To assess the knowledge & attitude of teachers towards nursing profession; (2) To find the association between knowledge and attitude towards nursing profession with selected demographic variables; (3) To find the co-relationship between knowledge and attitude towards nursing profession. SETTING & DESIGN: Colleges present in Karad city, Descriptive survey design METHODOLOGY: Sample size is 82; Purposive Sampling Technique. Tool used are Part 1- Socio - demographic data Part 2- Knowledge questionnaire-13 Part 3- Attitude questionnaire -12. Coding, computing of data by excel & statistical analysis is done by Instat. RESULTS: Mean, median of knowledge & attitude: 10.23, 10, 30.63, 32. Demographic data: Age group 20-30yrs. -25 (30.48 %). Sex Male-45 (54.87 %). Educational status- post graduate-64 (78.04 %). Hindu religion-76 (92.68 %). Marital status- married-66 (80.48 %). Type of family- Joint-50 (60.97 %). Income- above 15000/PM-55 (67.07 %). Place of residence-Rural-37 (45.12 %). present post-Teacher-75 (91.46 %). Year of experience- Less than five year-26 (31.70 %). Knowledge & attitude- correct response of the knowledge scale-839 (78.70 %) Grading of knowledge-excellent -64 (78.04 %). Grading of Attitude scale-excellent -64 (78.04 %). There is no significant association with selected demographic variables. Correlation coefficient- (r) 0.2517, coefficient of determination- (r squared) = 0.06336 The two tailed P value is <0.0225, considered significant. CONCLUSION-Overall knowledge excellent & attitude positive. There is correlation between knowledge & attitude.


Keywords: knowledge, attitude, nursing, Karad, teachers


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014,


Pages: 891 - 894


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Manisha C. Gholap, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahesh B. Chendake, "Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude towards Nursing Profession among College Teachers in Karad", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=20131683, Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014, 891 - 894

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