Objective: T?assess kn?wledge of Paramedical Students ab?ut Rubella disease and identify factors ass?ciated with the kn?wledge (age, gender, socio economic status). Methods: A cross sectional study conducted in college of Health and Medical Technology, College of Nursing University of Baghdad, Institute of Medical Technology, Technical Institute (Al-Mansur) sampling was (non probability convenient) and sample size was 325, The study started from 1st March 2015to 1st of March 2016. Data was collected by questionnaire to obtain socio-dem?graphic inf?rmation. Results: the result sh?ws m?st of the students bel?ngs to the age 20-24 years, and alm?st about (60.9%) of them were males, the maj?rity of university students were of l?w socio econ?mic status and percentage was (54.8%), and than half of students had p?or kn?wledge about Rubella, Conclusions: This study sh?ws The fact?rs that f?und signify cant ass?ciation with kn?wledge ab?ut Rubella c?nsist of (age, gender, and socioeconomic status), and Half ?f the studied items of kn?wledge ab?ut m?de ?f transmissi?n and c?mplications items ?f Rubella were rec?rded failure assessment and Third ?f the studied items were rec?rded failure assessment f?r their kn?wledge ?f Rubella.
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Muna Abdul Kadhum Zeidan, Shatha Ahmed. Rubella knowledge among Students in Baghdad city. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2020; 13(10):4791-4795. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00842.2
Muna Abdul Kadhum Zeidan, Shatha Ahmed. Rubella knowledge among Students in Baghdad city. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2020; 13(10):4791-4795. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00842.2 Available on: https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2020-13-10-45
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