International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 3, Part C (2020)
A study to assess the level of knowledge on vasectomy among males
Dr. S Kalabarathi and John Immuanaul
Vasectomy or male sterilization, are a highly underutilized method of family planning, although they are safer simpler, less expensive and equally effective as female sterilization. Throughout the world vasectomy are one of the least used and least known methods of contraception. The objectives of the study are to assess the level of knowledge on vasectomy among males and to fine the association between levels of knowledge on vasectomy with selected demographical variable among males. Descriptive design was adopted for the study. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the 100 samples. The study was conducted in Mappedu village. The data was collected, organized and analyzed in term of descriptive statistics. The study results showed that majority of the people had inadequate knowledge 51(51%) and 43% of moderate adequate knowledge and 6% are adequate knowledge on vasectomy among males in Mappedu village the mean deviation of knowledge on vasectomy among males in Mappedu village is 13.49 and the standard deviation of Knowledge on vasectomy among males in Mappedu village is 113.89. There was statistically significant found between the age, religion, monthly income and the level of knowledge on vasectomy among males in Mappedu village. The study findings suggest that it is important to educate about knowledge on vasectomy among males. The nurse should develop their performance independently by displaying the instructional module or through mass media which may be helpful in improving the society in knowledge on vasectomy.
How to cite this article:
Dr. S Kalabarathi, John Immuanaul. A study to assess the level of knowledge on vasectomy among males. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(3):143-146.