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Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude towards Nursing Profession among College Teachers in Karad

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 891-894

Keywords : knowledge; attitude; nursing; Karad; teachers;

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Objectives are (1) To assess the knowledge & attitude of teachers towards nursing profession; (2) To find the association between knowledge and attitude towards nursing profession with selected demographic variables; (3) To find the co-relationship between knowledge and attitude towards nursing profession. Setting & Design: Colleges present in Karad city, Descriptive survey design. Methodology: Sample size is 82; Purposive Sampling Technique. Tool used are Part 1- Socio - demographic data Part 2- Knowledge questionnaire-13 Part 3- Attitude questionnaire -12. Coding, computing of data by excel & statistical analysis is done by “Instat”. Results: Mean, median of knowledge& attitude: 10.23, 10, 30.63, 32.Demographic data: Age group 20-30yrs.-25(30.48%). Sex Male- 45(54.87%). Educational status- post graduate-64(78.04%). Hindu religion-76 (92.68%). Marital status- married-66 (80.48%). Type of family- Joint-50 (60.97%). Income- above 15000/PM-55 (67.07%). Place of residence-Rural-37 (45.12%). Present post-Teacher-75 (91.46 %). Year of experience- Less than five year-26 (31.70 %). Knowledge& attitude- correct response of the knowledge scale- 839(78.70%) Grading of knowledge-excellent -64(78.04%). Grading of Attitude scale-excellent -64(78.04%). There is no significant association with selected demographic variables. Correlation coefficient- (r) 0.2517, coefficient of determination- (r squared) = 0.06336 The two tailed P value is

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