Assessment of Knowledge and Awareness towards Hemophilia in Normal Population of Karachi City, Pakistan
Background: Hemophilia is an inherited blood disorder in which blood is not clot normally because of deficient of certain clotting factor.
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess the awareness for hemophilia in normal population and the sources of information from which they access knowledge of this disease.
Design: A closed ended questionnaire was given to normal population of Karachi city.
Methodology: A prospective cross sectional study was conducted in which 100 participants are involved. A convenient sampling was used and asked participant about awareness of this disease. For analyzing of data SPSS tools are used and descriptive statistics and chi square value was also calculated.
Results: According to our result it is shown that only 53% of population is known about this disease while 40% said they don’t know about this disease. Female had more knowledge than male participants. Majority of participants who are graduate level are well-known about this disease. The chi square value was found to be 0.001.
Conclusions: This study was clearly focused that health care provider conducts such measures to increase the awareness of this disease of normal population and clear their concept about this high mobility disease.
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