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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
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part B

Assess the knowledge on candida and aspergischia white (fungal infection) among adult residing in porur, Thiruvallur district


Dayana BAA, Swetha M, Vasanthra Devi S and Veni A

Fungal infections, also called mycoses, are important causes of morbidity and mortality in humans. Some fungal infections are endemic, and these infections are usually caused by fungi that are present in the environment and whose spores enter humans. The present aim was to assess the knowledge on Candida and Aspergischia White (fungal infection) among adults residing in Porur. A quantitative approach Non-experimental research design was used for the present study. 150 adults were selected using Non-probability Purposive Sampling Technique. Self-structured questionnaire method was used to collect to assess level of knowledge on Candida and Aspergischia White (fungal infection) among adults, mean score was found to be 10.5 with standard deviation 2.620 with minimum score is 6.0 and maximum score 15.0. The demographic variables such as education and source of information shows significant association with level of knowledge at level of P< 0.01. The result revealed that 114(76.0%) had inadequate knowledge, 36(24.0%) had moderate knowledge and none of them had adequate knowledge. Hence the findings of present study revealed that, lack of knowledge among adults and to foster the practice of health education to improve the knowledge on Candida and Aspergischia White (fungal infection).
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How to cite this article:
Dayana BAA, Swetha M, Vasanthra Devi S, Veni A. Assess the knowledge on candida and aspergischia white (fungal infection) among adult residing in porur, Thiruvallur district. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2021;3(2):106-110.
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