Knowledge, attitude and practice of blood donation among students in UiTM Puncak Alam / Azeefarleena Ali, Muhammad A'fifi Fazil, Noor Maizurah Abd Lateef

Ali, Azeefarleena and Fazil, Muhammad A'fifi and Abd Lateef, Noor Maizurah (2016) Knowledge, attitude and practice of blood donation among students in UiTM Puncak Alam / Azeefarleena Ali, Muhammad A'fifi Fazil, Noor Maizurah Abd Lateef. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Introduction: Blood donation is considered as a social responsibility involving community. Youth comprised of 65.4% from Malaysian population and university students contributed a huge part as blood donors. Aim of study: The aim of the study is to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice on blood donation among undergraduate students in Universiti Teknologi MARA Puncak Alam. Methodology: A descriptive cross-sectional study of 418 respondents using selfadministered questionnaire adapted from previous study. Results: 31.8% (133/418) of respondents found to have good knowledge, 83.3% (348/418) of respondents showed positive attitude towards blood donation and 32.1% (134/418) of respondents had donated blood previously. There was significant difference in knowledge, attitude and practice between health programs and non-health programs students (p<0.05). Health programs students has better knowledge on blood donation (mean rank=238.30, p=0.001), health programs students and students within age range of 19-21 years old has better attitude towards blood donation (mean rank=229.25,p=0.039,mean rank=217.76,p=0.001) and female students, fourth year students and health programs students has better practice on blood donation (mean rank=216.84,p=0.015,mean rank=238.04,p=0.003, mean rank=223.64,p=0.001). Conclusion: This study concludes health programs and non-health programs students differ in knowledge, attitude and practice on blood donation. Motivational support is needed to increase awareness on blood donation among non-health programs students.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Ali, Azeefarleena
2012291434
Fazil, Muhammad A'fifi
2012227348
Abd Lateef, Noor Maizurah
2012865156
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > Medical education. Medical schools. Research
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Health Sciences
Programme: Bachelor (Hons.) of Nursing
Item ID: 36693
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Blood donation, Students
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/36693

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