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"A Study to Assess Knowledge and Opinion Regarding Adoption Among Adults Residing in Rural and Urban Area"

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03236402
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 1, 2017
Last Update Posted : August 1, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Santosh Kumari, Maharishi Markendeswar University

Brief Summary:
A cross - sectional comparative study to assess knowledge and opinion regarding adoption among adults residing in rural and urban area of Ambala, Haryana.

Condition or disease
Knowledge

Detailed Description:

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Children are regarded as the precious gift in world. It is estimated that between 8% and 12% of couples worldwide suffer from infertility with rate of 10% in India and about 20 million children are orphan even then adoption rates are falling in India.

OBJECTIVES: To assess and compare the knowledge score and opinion score regarding adoption among adults of different age groups.To determine relationship between knowledge and opinion regarding adoption among adults.To seek association of knowledge score and opinion score regarding adoption with selected variables.

METHODOLOGY: A descriptive cross sectional survey design was used. 400 adults of rural (200) and urban (200) area were selected by using quota sampling technique. The data was collected by structured knowledge questionnaire and structured likert scale.


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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 400 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: "A Cross-sectional Comparative Study to Assess Knowledge and Opinion Regarding Adoption Among Adults Residing in Rural and Urban Area of Ambala, Haryana"
Actual Study Start Date : August 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Adoption

Group/Cohort
Early young adult (20 years - 30 years)
Adults who were in the age group of 20 - 30 years was the first group. There were made two separate same age group one for rural and one for urban areas adults. Each areas age group consist 50 adults of 20-30 years.
Middle age adult (31 -50 years)
Adults who were in the age group of 31-50 years were in second group. There were made two separate same age group one for rural and one for urban areas adults. Each areas age group consist 50 adults of 31-50 years.
Late adult (51 years - 65 years)
Adults who were in the age group of 51-65 years were in third group. There were made two separate same age group one for rural and one for urban areas adults. Each areas age group consist 50 adults of 51-65 years.
>65 years
Adults who were in the age group of >65 years were in fourth group. There were made two separate same age group one for rural and one for urban areas adults. Each areas age group consist 50 adults of >65 years.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Structured Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 25-30 minutes ]
    One time assessment of knowledge of adults regarding adoption. Total score is calculated by finding the sum of the correct answer. Each correct answer scored as 1 and each incorrect answer scored as 0. It consists scale of scores 23-30 = Very Good, 19-22 = Good, 15-18 = Average, 0-14 = Below Average


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Likert Scale [ Time Frame: 18-20 minutes ]
    3 point Likert Scale was used to assess opinion of adults regarding adoption. Total score is calculated by finding the sum of the 30 items. it consist 15 positive statements and 15 negative statements. Each positive statement scored as 3= agree, 2= uncertain,1=disagree and each negative statement scored as 3=disagree, 2=uncertain, 1= agree. it consists the scale of scores 68-90:Favourable 45-67: Moderately Favourable, 30-44: Unfavourable



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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

The population of the present study was Adults residing in rural and urban area of Haryana.

Target population:- Adults residing in rural areas and urban areas of Ambala District Haryana.

Accessible population:- Adults residing in rural area (Mullana) and urban area (muncipal corporator ward number 14 and ward number 15 of Mahesh Nagar) of Ambala District Haryana and available during data collection.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults who were able to understand Hindi and English.
  • Who were willing to participate in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Adults who were not available at the time of data collection.
  • Adults having any psychological impairment.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03236402


Sponsors and Collaborators
Maharishi Markendeswar University
Investigators
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Study Director: Poonam Sheoran, Ph.D Nursing Maharishi Markandeshwar University

Publications:
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Responsible Party: Santosh Kumari, Principal Investigator, Maharishi Markendeswar University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03236402     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100015
First Posted: August 1, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 1, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Santosh Kumari, Maharishi Markendeswar University:
Knowledge
Opinion
Adoption
Adults
Cross-Sectional