Assessment of Nursing Students Knowledge Regarding Hepatitis B Virusat Iraqi Nursing Colleges
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Research Paper | Nursing | Iraq | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

Assessment of Nursing Students Knowledge Regarding Hepatitis B Virusat Iraqi Nursing Colleges

Jumaa Jubar Abid-Redha, Haider Mohammed Majeed

Background Hepatitis B virus is a serious, is a dangerous, universal, public health problem that leading to liver cancer / hepatic cirrhosis with a high remixed of mortality around 600000 individuals in world. Nursing students are also vulnerable to acquire this infection. Objectives This study sought to evaluate the knowledge of undergraduates nursing students concerning viral B hepatitis infection and routes of transmission and prevention control and to determine the relationship between demographic characteristic with students knowledge. Methodology A cross-sectional study, conducted in the Faculties of Iraqi nursing, Baghdad University, Babel University, Mesan University, Kirkuk University, Tikrit University, Iraq, from December - April 2016. Results The vast majority of the participants (88 %) of the study sample were at (20-24) years, There were 79 male (63.2 %) and 46 females (36.8 %), concerning academic year (52 %) at fourth class (80 %) were single, equal distribution (20 %) for university. Residents of urban areas represented 91 (72.8 %) of the study group. Conclusions The study concluded that the nursing students have poor knowledge concerning HBV.

Keywords: Assessment, Knowledge, Hepatitis B virus, Nursing Students

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

Pages: 236 - 240

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Jumaa Jubar Abid-Redha, Haider Mohammed Majeed, "Assessment of Nursing Students Knowledge Regarding Hepatitis B Virusat Iraqi Nursing Colleges", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20173025, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, 236 - 240

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