Abstract: Assess the Knowledge on Ebola Virus among Engineering, Physiotherapy and Management Students at Saveetha University Chennai and to Distribute Self Instructional Module on Ebola Viral Infection and its Prevention
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015

Assess the Knowledge on Ebola Virus among Engineering, Physiotherapy and Management Students at Saveetha University Chennai and to Distribute Self Instructional Module on Ebola Viral Infection and its Prevention

Robinhood Kharjana, Dr. P. Mangala Gowri

A descriptive study was done to assess the knowledge on Ebola virus among Engineering, Physiotherapy, and Management students at Saveetha University Chennai and to distribute self instructional module on Ebola viral infection and its prevention. Purposive sampling technique was used and 30 students both male and female studying in Saveetha University were selected. Demographic variables and knowledge regarding Ebola virus were collected by using self structured questionnaire. Descriptive and inferential statistics was used for the analysis of data. The findings of the study revealed that there is inadequate knowledge on Ebola Virus in students. Assessing the level of knowledge on Ebola virus among student, Table 2 revealed that there are 66.6 % of students had inadequate knowledge, 26.6 % having moderate knowledge and 6.6 % students are having adequate knowledge. The x^2 test shows that there was no significant association between the level of knowledge with the demographic variables such as age of the participant, religion and source of health information. The demographic variables such as monthly income, number of graduate in the family, type of family, education of students and occupation have a significant < 0.05.

Keywords: Knowledge, practice, Ebola virus disease, students studying at Saveetha University

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015

Pages: 885 - 888

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Robinhood Kharjana, Dr. P. Mangala Gowri, "Assess the Knowledge on Ebola Virus among Engineering, Physiotherapy and Management Students at Saveetha University Chennai and to Distribute Self Instructional Module on Ebola Viral Infection and its Prevention", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB158247, Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015, 885 - 888

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