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Knowledge, attitude,practice and associated factors towards voluntary blood donation among non health undergraduate students of Addis Ababa university,Addis Ababa,Ethiopia.

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dc.contributor.advisor Prof.Azazh, Aklilu(MD,Professor)
dc.contributor.advisor Michael, Mebrat (Bsc,Msc)
dc.contributor.author Teklu, Tesfay
dc.date.accessioned 2021-01-03T10:42:01Z
dc.date.available 2021-01-03T10:42:01Z
dc.date.issued 2020-06
dc.identifier.uri http://etd.aau.edu.et/handle/123456789/24519
dc.description.abstract Background-Blood and blood products are unique and precious national resources because they are obtained only from individuals who donate blood. It contributes to saving millions of lives each year in both routine and emergency situations. At a minimum, the World Health Organization estimates that a country needs 1% to 3% of its population to donate blood to meet its need. Yet, many African countries including Ethiopia are far below the minimum blood collection rate. Objective- To assess knowledge, attitude, practice, and associated factors towards voluntary blood donation among non-health students of Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,2019. Methods-A cross-sectional study was conducted among 363 students in three selected non health college students of Addis Ababa University who were selected randomly. A stratified random sampling procedure was employed according to the departments and year of the study. A pretested self-administered questionnaire was used to collect data. Both bivariate and multivariable logistic regressions were used to identify associated factors. Result- The proportion of students having good knowledge of blood donation, favorable attitude and practice were 68%, 94.8% and 23.1 % respectively. Knowledge was significantly associated with Religion [(AOR=7.516, 95%CI: (1.313-43.018)] , information Heard/seen about blood donation [AOR=6.184, 95%CI: (1.852-25.073)] and departmental grouping[AOR=3.326, 95%CI: (1.457,7.589)].Attitude was significantly associated with Religion [AOR=6.72, 95%CI: (1.057-42.729)] and poor knowledge [AOR=.330, 95%CI: (.118-.919)].The practiced of voluntary blood donation was significantly associated with Taking part in blood donation campaign[AOR=19.485, 95%CI: (9.082-41.802)] and poor knowledge [AOR=0.323, 95%CI: (0.144-0.726)]. Conclusion : Significant numbers of students in this study have poor knowledge and practice of blood donation while the level of attitude is good. Having taken part in blood donation campaigns and good knowledge about blood donation increased the odds of the practice of VBD en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Addis Abeba University en_US
dc.subject Knowledge, Attitude and Practice en_US
dc.title Knowledge, attitude,practice and associated factors towards voluntary blood donation among non health undergraduate students of Addis Ababa university,Addis Ababa,Ethiopia. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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