A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding the Use of Self Medication among People Visiting in Selected Pharmacies at Urban Area
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding the Use of Self Medication among People Visiting in Selected Pharmacies at Urban Area

Akash V. Paradeshi, Jacinth Dhaya

A descriptive study to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice regarding the use of self medication among people visiting in selected pharmacies at urban area. To evaluator research approach with non experimental descriptive survey design was used to measure knowledge, attitude and practice regarding used of self medication among peoples visiting in selected pharmacies at urban area. The sample was people visiting in selected pharmacies at urban area to fulfilling the inclusion and exclusion criteria and the samples consist of 100. The sampling technique was used in this study was purposive and interview sampling technique. Data was collected by using structured knowledge questionnaires, Likert Scale and checklist. Based on the objectives and the hypothesis the data was analyzed. The result shows that 33 % of the adults from urban area had poor level of knowledge score, 66 % had satisfactory and only 1 % of them had excellent level of knowledge score. It shows that 75 % of the adults from urban area had average level of attitude score and 25 % of them had good level of attitude score. It shows that each 3 % of the adults from urban area had poor and good level of practice score and 94 % of them had average level of practice score.

Keywords: Knowledge, Attitud e& Practice, Peoples visiting in selected pharmacis, Use of self medication

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

Pages: 307 - 310

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Akash V. Paradeshi, Jacinth Dhaya, "A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding the Use of Self Medication among People Visiting in Selected Pharmacies at Urban Area", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20198476, Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019, 307 - 310

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