International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024 | Rating: 5.4 / 10


A Descriptive Study to Assess Knowledge and Attitude of Adults Regarding Organ Donation in Selected Community Area at Gurugram, Haryana

Anju Kasana | Paras [52] | Sonal [134] | Anuradha Panchal | Dr. Arti [9] | Lovely Thapar [2]


Abstract: A descriptive design with a quantitative research approach was used to collect data from 100 adults in selected community, Gurugram, Haryana to assess the knowledge and attitude of adults regarding Organ Donation by using convenient sampling technique. Data was collected by using structured knowledge questionnaire and attitude scale. The aim was to assess the knowledge and attitude of adults regarding Organ Donation. In the present study quantitative approach and descriptive survey research design were used. The research variable was the knowledge and attitude regarding organ donation. The sociodemographic variables were age (in years), gender, religion, residence, education, marital status, occupation, previous knowledge, and family history of organ donation. The population was early-aged adults. The sampling technique was Convenient sampling technique. The results showed that 53% of adults were between the ages of 20-24years, 61% were male, all belonged to the rural community, 67% were Hindu, 32% were matrix passed, 32% were homemakers, 64% were single, 53% had some knowledge regarding organ donation and 68% had no history of organ donation. Results reveal that 91% of adults had average knowledge and only 1% of samples had good knowledge regarding organ donation and 71% had positive attitude regarding organ donation.


Keywords: adults, knowledge, attitudes, selected community


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,


Pages: 615 - 619



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