International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 7, Part A (2018)
A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding organ donation among nursing students of selected colleges at Moradabad
Organ donation had saved life’s of many people who would have died till now, so it is considered as the gift to medical trade. An organ is needed in great number for the transplant. Indeed, the need for transplantable organs and the supply of it is increasing in day to day basis. This purpose of the study was to find out the knowledge and attitude regarding organ donation among the Bsc Nursing students in selected colleges of Moradabad.The finding of the study can help the students to increase their knowledge and become a donor in future. The objective of the study was to determine the knowledge and attitude concerning organ donation among nursing students. A survey research approach was used and the research design adopt for the present study was descriptive. The target population for the study was students of Bsc nursing final year. Sample size was 120 data analysis was done by the basis of objective and hypothesis of study. The obtained data was analyzed based on objective and hypothesis by using descriptive and inferential statistics and hypothesis were tested at 0.5 level of significance. The result of the study says that majority of the students 65(65%) have moderate level of knowledge. 76(76%) have unfavorable attitude towards organ donation .There was no association found between knowledge and attitude and socio- demographic variables of the students regarding organ donation among Bsc nursing final year students. This study concluded the majority of the students have moderate level of knowledge and an unfavorable attitude towards organ donation.
How to cite this article:
Srishti, Nisha Bharti, Pramod Kumar, Sonam, Vineeta, Pooja Rani, Sumit, Satya Prakash,, Saddam. A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding organ donation among nursing students of selected colleges at Moradabad. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(7):41-43.