International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 7, Part F (2020)
Dengue fever: Knowledge attitude and practice among Indian community
Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection. About half of the world's population is now at risk. There are an estimated 390 million infections each year. Dengue is endemic in 29 States and union territories. The rapid increase in human population, lack of awareness among people and increased breeding of vector mosquitoes.
Objective: To assess knowledge, practice awareness of dengue fever among rural population of India.
Material and Methods: Keyword searches of Pub Med, EBSCO, research gate online search of database.
Result: The knowledge and awareness regarding dengue fever is very poor among rural community of India. Preventive measures are not adequately used in Indian rural community due to lack of knowledge.
Conclusion: This study result shows that there was lack of knowledge about dengue fever because of that preventive practices for dengue fever were also affect.
How to cite this article:
Bhagya Sri Ray. Dengue fever: Knowledge attitude and practice among Indian community . Int J Appl Res 2020;6(7):444-447.