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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part a
A study to assess the knowledge regarding selected water borne diseases among the people residing in selected areas of Pune

Shubhangi Borude, Sourabh More, Aishwarya Sanas and Rani Pandhare

A study was undertaken to assess the knowledge regarding selected water borne diseases among the people residing in selected areas of Pune” to assess the knowledge regarding selected water borne diseases among the people To associates the findings with selected demographic variables.
The objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge regarding selected water borne diseases among the people To associates the findings with selected demographic variables Quantitative approach was chosen for the research study. The research design used for the study was exploratory survey design. The study consists of 200 samples which were selected by non probability convenient sampling. The study was conducted in Singhgad Road, Hingne Khurad, Pune Guruwar Peth, Swarget, pune. Katraj gaonthan, Pune. Hadapsar, pune, Pune. The data was collected by administering structured questionnaire to 200 participants under study. The questionnaire consists of two parts. Section-A which deals with demographic data of participant and Section- B which consist of questions related to knowledge regarding selected water borne diseases.
The validity of the tool was done by 5 experts from various fields of Nursing i.e, Community helath nursing, Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing, Medical and Surgical Nursing. The reliability of questionnaire was established by the method of test retest method and was found to be 0.89.
In these study it is found that most people were having average knowledge but still there are people whose knowledge level are poor. It shows that water borne diseases are still limited and it requires greater attention commitment from health professional. There is significant association between the selected demographic variables and the knowledge of the selected water borne diseases i.e., age. Recommendations were made based on the findings of the study. Researcher recommends that a similar study can be replicated in different setting to strengthen the findings, the same study can be replicated on a larger sample for each group for the generalization of the findings, A comparative study can be conducted on knowledge regarding selected water borne diseases after a teaching programme on prevention and control of water borne diseases to people.
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How to cite this article:
Shubhangi Borude, Sourabh More, Aishwarya Sanas and Rani Pandhare. A study to assess the knowledge regarding selected water borne diseases among the people residing in selected areas of Pune. International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing. 2019; 1(1): 16-18.
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