Attitude on human papilloma virus vaccination

Jose, Vineeta and Nayak, Malathi G and Jawahar, Preethy (2013) Attitude on human papilloma virus vaccination. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 2 (11). pp. 90-95. ISSN 2319-7706

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Abstract

A comparative study was conducted to assess the attitude on Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination among health professionals and non health professionals in selected institutions of Manipal University, Manipal. The objectives were to assess the attitude on HPV vaccination and compare among health and non health professionals . A survey approach using comparative research design was used for the study. Stratified random sampling technique was used to select 45 samples to each group i.e health professional and non health professionals working in institutions of Manipal University by administering structured attitude questionnaire to collect the data. It was found that 80% of health professionals and 46.7% of non health professionals had positive attitude towards HPV vaccination. Health professional had highest attitude level which shows it is clinically significant but statistically there was no significance between attitude among health and non health professionals.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Attitude; Human Papilloma Virus vaccination; health professionals; non health professionals.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Community Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2013 04:12
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2013 04:12
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137700

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