International Journal of Mosquito Research
Vol. 5, Issue 5, Part B (2018)
Study to determining the knowledge and practice regarding prevention of Mosquito-borne disease among adult population in selected rural Community
Author(s): Suchithra BS
Abstract: Introduction: Mosquito-Borne Diseases or mosquito-borne illness are disease caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites transmitted by Mosquitoes. Methodology: Descriptive study conducted to assess the knowledge and practice regarding prevention of Mosquito Borne Disease among adult population in selected rural Community. The study was conducted in selected rural area of Athuru under Nitte CHC with 100 sample. The population for the present study were selected adults residing under selected rural area belongings to 20-50 years of age. Subject was selected by using Simple random sampling method. Structured knowledge questionnaire and practice checklist used to collect data. The results: Showed that 52 (52%) had average knowledge, 33(33%) had good knowledge and 15(15%) had poor knowledge. The practice of people regarding preventive measures revealed that 61(61%) had good practice and 39(39%) had poor practice regarding the preventive measures Conclusion: This study concluded that majority of adult people had average knowledge.
How to cite this article:
Suchithra BS. Study to determining the knowledge and practice regarding prevention of Mosquito-borne disease among adult population in selected rural Community. Int J Mosq Res 2018;5(5):116-118.