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University students’ knowledge, awareness, and perception on tuberculosis (TB) disease: A literature review

Sumaiyah Jamaludin, Thandar Soe and Ismail, Nurhanis and Saidi, Sanisah and Mei Chan, Chong (2018) University students’ knowledge, awareness, and perception on tuberculosis (TB) disease: A literature review. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences (SJAMS), 6 (3). pp. 1093-1101. ISSN 2347-954X E-ISSN 2320-6691

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Abstract

Having knowledge of tuberculosis disease (TB) in each individual person is important in terms of understanding the signs and symptoms, spread of disease, and treatment of the disease in order to terminate the TB disease world-wide. The aim of this literature review was to evaluate the knowledge, awareness, and perception of tuberculosis (TB) disease among undergraduate students from various courses. This paper has highlighted for understanding more deeply on the university students’ knowledge, awareness, and perception towards TB diseases. However, from this study it can be concluded that the level of knowledge, awareness, and perception towards TB was varied worldwide. It was also found that, many ways to be assessed the level of knowledge, awareness, and perception towards TB disease.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7449/62915
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge, awareness, perception, TB disease, university Students
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
R Medicine > RT Nursing > RT71 Study and Teaching
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Medical Surgical Nursing
Depositing User: Miss Thandar Soe Sumaiyah Jamaludin
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2018 09:58
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 12:14
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/62915

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