Knowledge on Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination

Jose, Vineeta and Nayak, Malathi G and Jawahar, Preethy (2013) Knowledge on Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical Biological and Chemical Sciences, 4 (4). pp. 865-870. ISSN 0975-8585

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Abstract

A comparative study was conducted to assess the knowledge 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 knowledge on HPV vaccination and compare among health and non health professionals. Methods and Materials: 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 professionals and non health professionals working in institutions of Manipal University by administering structured knowledge questionnaire to collect the data. It was found that health professional had average knowledge (55.6%) and 2.2% had good knowledge and among non health professionals majority shows poor knowledge (80%). Conclusion: Health professional had highest level knowledge which shows it is clinically significant but statistically there was no significance between knowledge among health and non health professionals.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge; Human papilloma virus vaccination; health professionals; non health professionals.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Community Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2014 07:26
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2014 07:26
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138471

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