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Knowledge of patients visiting al- Zahraa Teaching Hospital in Najaf city about Toxoplasmosis

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A descriptive study was conducted in 2020 to Assessment of patients knowledge about preventive measures of Toxoplasmosis. A sample of 1000 patients was selected, a period 1/1/2022 to 1/6/2022. The data were obtained by the visitors interviewed by answering the questionnaire , The questionnaires have 14 questions divided into three parts: section 1:Age information. section2: Gender information, section3: Educational information. The results were analyzed using a program SPSS .The study revealed that the highest percentage of the samples (34.4.0% ) was within age group of (16 - 25) years. The population of the university 320 (32.0%)is more familiar with the disease.the number of women who have been diagnosed with the disease more than men reached 602(60.2%) women and the number of men 398(39.8%) . the study found that only 268 of femal have knowledge of the disease, while for men, 296 of them have knowledge of the disease indicates that men's knowledge more Of women. The relationship between knowledge and age was 249 from age (36-45)compare with other groups and relationship between knowledge and education was 205 from university level compare with other groups.


Sukayna Jabbar Mushattat Knowledge of patients visiting al- Zahraa Teaching Hospital in Najaf city about Toxoplasmosis. Cardiometry; No.26 February 2023; p.217-220; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2023.26.217220; Available from:


Population,  Gender,  Preventive,  Toxoplasmosis
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