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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020

A Study to Assess the Awareness of General Public about Organ Donation in Rural Area of Nasik City

Neha Kasotiya

This community based study was conducted in wadivarhe, the rural area of Nashik district (Maharashtra). Aim is to evaluate the level of knowledge regarding organ donation among rural people. Research undertaken evaluative approach and descriptive design, Convenience sampling method was adopted A questionnaire testing knowledge about various aspects of organ donation was distributed. Nearly 40.6 % and 21.9 % believed that healthy person and a cardiac dead person can be a donors respectively. Fifty percent believed that a brain dead person can be a donor, and 3.1 % clearly stated as to be having no idea regarding the health. Status of a donor. Almost 37.5 % were ready to believed a heart beating person declared as brain dead as dead nearly 15.6 % were ready to accept a brain dead person as legally dead. Highest awareness was also observed regarding liver, kidney, heart, skin and body donations, i.e., 78.1 %, 65.6 %, 37.5 %, 31.3 % and 25.0 % respectively, Awareness regarding organ donation of other tissues and organ was poor. Nearly 46.9 % stated the rural people of Nashik city at they felt need for an educational session on organ donation. Awareness regarding concept of organ donation among in rural India is high. Awareness regarding details of organ donation need further awareness drives. There is a lack of understanding regarding various aspect of brain death and its important in organ donation.

Keywords: knowledge, awareness, rural people, organ donation

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020

Pages: 328 - 332


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Neha Kasotiya, "A Study to Assess the Awareness of General Public about Organ Donation in Rural Area of Nasik City", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=2022004, Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020, 328 - 332

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