International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023

A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Dengue Fever among Community People residing at Dashauli, Lucknow

Anjali Pandey [4] | Sarita Singh [3] | Pragati Pandey | Yogesh Kumar Singh [2]

Abstract: Background: Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease and it is an acute infectious, common, and arboviral disease that is caused by four dengue viruses (DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3, and DENV-4) and transmitted from person to person by the bite of an infected female Aedes mosquito. . The aim of the present study was to assess the knowledge regarding dengue fever among community people residing at Dashauli, Lucknow. Methods: In this study, a descriptive research design and non-probability purposive sampling technique was used. Total 100 samples were selected. Knowledge was assessed by structured questionnaire. Results: The result revealed that among all 100 participants 39% were having poor level of knowledge, 47% were scored moderate level of knowledge and only 14% have an adequate level of knowledge. The mean score of participants was 11.54 and the SD was 2.77. There was significant association found only with occupation. Conclusions: The study concluded that there was a moderate level of knowledge that’s why there is a need for an awareness campaign regarding dengue fever among community participants.

Keywords: Descriptive Study, Knowledge, Dengue Fever, Community people

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,

Pages: 2436 - 2438

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