International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the level of knowledge on hepatitis among adults at selected rural community in Chennai
AIM: To assess the level of knowledge on hepatitis among adult and to associate the level of knowledge with selected demographic variable. Methodology: The approach chosen for the study is non - experimental descriptive study conducted in Naganalar community the study population comprise of adult within age group of 15-50 years. The sample size is 50 adult selected by Non –probability convenient sampling technique. The tool chosen for the study is structured questionnaire method. The data are analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. A Study concluded that 60% of sample had moderate knowledge regarding hepatitis, 8% of samples had adequate knowledge and 32% of sample had inadequate knowledge. The knowledge on hepatitis is very essential for the people who residing in the community area.