Sampling Survey of Studying Knowledge, and Attitudes for Cholera Disease in Suq-Al-Sheeuq Residents
Aims: This study aimed to identify level of knowledge, and attitudes concerning Cholera disease among population of Suq-Al-Sheeuq residents, and to find out association between an overall assessment concerning knowledge & attitudes in light of studies related of socio-demographic characteristics variables, as well as some of general information variables.
Methods: A convenient cross sectional design of sample size (110) persons were selected from Suq-Al-Sheeuq residents, during the period from 1/10/2015 to 1/11/2015,majority of collected samples were from male, and they are accounted 80(72.7%). The results of the review of the questionnaire by the experts revealed that all of the experts agreed that (60) items of the questionnaire distributed by different main domains, such that knowledge, and attitudes contents (51), and (9) items respectively, which were clear and adequate for the measurement of this study, pilot study of (10) persons proved high levels of reliability of inter and intra examiners, as well as internal consistency shows that designed questionnaire were valid to study the phenomenon on the same population at any time in the future.
Results: This research shows moderate of knowledge concerning cholera disease are presented in the studied sample's persons, as well as results shows that most items of attitudes are reported good assessments as a result of applying suggested questionnaire. In addition to that weak relationships with no significant at P>0.05 between studying "knowledge, and attitude" are accounted rather than differences among their socio-characteristics variables, and weak relationships with no significant at P>0.05, except distribution of source of water.
Conclusions: Among the main conclusions, the studied responding concerning knowledge, and attitudes regarding to general information variables, such that (sources of water, and methods of waste disposal) had a weak relationships, except the distribution of source of water, which representative that persons consumption water "Liquefaction" are accounted better responding than other consumption's sources. As well as, moderate degree of knowledge concerning cholera disease are presented in this study, as well as most of the studied persons had good attitudes concerning cholera disease, which could be interpreting hereditary of life style standby that level indeed.
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