International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018


A Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Organ Donation among College Students Selected College, Salem

A. Sanjaikumar


Abstract: BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY, Human organ donation with was legalized in India way back in 1994, is an endear our that not only saves previous lives, but also creates good will in society. At present, out of the 1 50, 000 patients requiring kidney transplants across India every year, only 200 get kidney by wary of donation from the decreased. Mr. Shroff estimated the total number of kidney transplants done in the country annually to be in the range of 6, 000. If the cadaveric donation rate is pushed to 1 per million we can get 1, 100 donors and 2, 200 kidneys for transplants the added. Mr. Shroff said that about 1, 40, 000 road accident deaths occur annually in India, of which, 67 percent are due to serve head injuries. OBJECTIVES, To assess the knowledge regarding organ donation among college students. To assess the attitude regarding organ donation among college students. To associate the knowledge and attitude regarding organ donation among college student with their selected demographic variables. HYPOTHESIS, H1 There will be significant difference between knowledge and attitude regarding organ donation among college students. H2 There will be a significant association between the knowledge and attitude regarding organ donation among college with their selected demographic variables. METHODOLOGY, The research study adopted in this study is descriptive research design and The sampling technique was used this study is purposive sampling. FINAL RESULT AND CONCLUSION the highest percentage of college students 22 (44 %) had good knowledge, the lowest percentage of college students 1 (2 %) college students had poor knowledge, 15 (30 %) college students had average knowledge.12 (24 %) college students had excellent knowledge regarding organ donation. There is no significant association found between the level of knowledge with selected personal variables among college students. The relationship between knowledge and attitude is calculated by using Karl Pearsons correlation coefficient method. The result r value (0.29) shows that there is positive correlation among knowledge and attitude. They if becomes evident that the structured question an attitude of Allied Health Science college students on organ donation.


Keywords: knowledge, attitude, organ donation, college students


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,


Pages: 700 - 702


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A. Sanjaikumar, "A Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Organ Donation among College Students Selected College, Salem", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20183142, Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018, 700 - 702

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