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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 1, Issue 10, Part F (2015)

Knowledge and attitude toward nursing as profession and their preference for nursing as a career among senior secondary students

Author(s)
Akoijam Mamata Devi, Akoijam Sangita Devi
Abstract
A descriptive study to assess the level of knowledge and attitude towards nursing as a profession and their preference for nursing as a career among senior secondary students of selected schools in Faridabad. The objective of the study was to assess the level of knowledge towards nursing as a profession and their preference for nursing as a career, to assess the level of attitude towards nursing as a profession and their preference for nursing as a career, to find out the association between the knowledge and attitude towards nursing as a profession and their preference for nursing as a career with selected demographic variables. Pilot study was conducted during the month of 19th October 2012 on 10 Senior Secondary School Students in Govt. Sen. Sec. School Jasana Faridabad. The actual data collection procedure was carried out in the month of 12th November 2012. The samples were taken from 100Senior Secondary Students Jasana Faridabad. Checklist was used to assess the level of Knowledge and 5-point likert scale to assess attitude towards nursing as a profession and their Preference for Nursing as a Career. Findings depicts that 74% of the total subjects had good knowledge, 24% had average knowledge, 2% had poor knowledge. 96% of the total subjects had positive attitude, 4% had neutral attitude, 0% had negative attitude. No significant association was found between knowledge and demographic variables. No significant association was found between attitude and demographic variables.
Pages: 401-403  |  569 Views  20 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Akoijam Mamata Devi, Akoijam Sangita Devi. Knowledge and attitude toward nursing as profession and their preference for nursing as a career among senior secondary students. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(10): 401-403.
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