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IJMDC. 2019; 3(8): 659-662

Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017

Authors: Abdulrahman Mohammad Alshumrani, Bassam Adel Aljabri, Khalid Omar Ali Al Ahmadi, Ali Moslih Almalki, Motaz Mohammed Saeed Sulaimani, Hussein Ageil Alkhairi, Hassan M Masmali.

ABSTRACT

Background: Hajj is one of the five Islamic pillars, during Hajj period a lot of people need health care services that can be simply performed by individuals themselves if they have prior knowledge about first aid procedures. The aim of the present study was to assess the level of knowledge and attitude of Algerian hajj pilgrim. Methodology This is a cross-sectional quantitative observational study that was performed on Algerian hajj pilgrims in 2017 after taking the concerned permission. The study was performed using a modified questionnaire used by the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) by which they assessed knowledge and attitude toward the first aid in the Hong Kong population. Results: The mean score of knowledge towards first aid was 6.79▒1.91, and the mean score of attitude was 20.98▒3.61. Knowledge was significantly associated with age (P-value╦é0.001) and education level (p-value╦é0.001), whereas attitude was significantly associated only with education level (p-value╦é0.001). There was a significant positive correlation between knowledge and attitude (r=0.2, p=0.001). Conclusion: The study found good knowledge and positive attitude towards first aid among the Algerian hajj pilgrim during Hajj in 2017

Keywords:
First aid, knowledge, attitude, pilgrims


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Authors
Abdulrahman Mohammad Alshumrani
College of Medicine, Umm Alqura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Bassam Adel Aljabri
College of Medicine, Umm Alqura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Khalid Omar Ali Al Ahmadi
College of Medicine, Umm Alqura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Ali Moslih Almalki
College of Medicine, Umm Alqura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Motaz Mohammed Saeed Sulaimani
College of Medicine, Umm Alqura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Hussein Ageil Alkhairi
Department of Infection Control, Maternity and Children hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Hassan M Masmali
Department of Infection Control, Maternity and Children hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Correspondence to:
. Abdulrahman Mohammad Alshumrani, College of Medicine, Umm Alqura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia; a.m.m.1001@hotmail.com

Publication history
Published online 01 Jan 1970
Received 17 Dec 2018
Accepted 22 Jan 2019
Published in print 21 May 2019

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Alshumrani AM, Aljabri BA, Ahmadi KOAA, Almalki AM, Sulaimani MMS, Alkhairi HA, Masmali HM. Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017. IJMDC. 2019; 3(8): 659-662. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1545038793


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Alshumrani AM, Aljabri BA, Ahmadi KOAA, Almalki AM, Sulaimani MMS, Alkhairi HA, Masmali HM. Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017. http://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=21859 [Access: August 20, 2019]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1545038793


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Alshumrani AM, Aljabri BA, Ahmadi KOAA, Almalki AM, Sulaimani MMS, Alkhairi HA, Masmali HM. Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017. IJMDC. 2019; 3(8): 659-662. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1545038793


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Alshumrani AM, Aljabri BA, Ahmadi KOAA, Almalki AM, Sulaimani MMS, Alkhairi HA, Masmali HM. Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017. IJMDC. (2019), [cited August 20, 2019]; 3(8): 659-662. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1545038793


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Alshumrani, A. M., Aljabri, . B. A., Ahmadi, . K. O. A. A., Almalki, . A. M., Sulaimani, . M. M. S., Alkhairi, . H. A. & Masmali, . H. M. (2019) Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017. IJMDC, 3 (8), 659-662. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1545038793


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Alshumrani, Abdulrahman Mohammad, Bassam Adel Aljabri, Khalid Omar Ali Al Ahmadi, Ali Moslih Almalki, Motaz Mohammed Saeed Sulaimani, Hussein Ageil Alkhairi, and Hassan M Masmali. 2019. Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 3 (8), 659-662. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1545038793


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Alshumrani, Abdulrahman Mohammad, Bassam Adel Aljabri, Khalid Omar Ali Al Ahmadi, Ali Moslih Almalki, Motaz Mohammed Saeed Sulaimani, Hussein Ageil Alkhairi, and Hassan M Masmali. "Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 3 (2019), 659-662. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1545038793


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Alshumrani, Abdulrahman Mohammad, Bassam Adel Aljabri, Khalid Omar Ali Al Ahmadi, Ali Moslih Almalki, Motaz Mohammed Saeed Sulaimani, Hussein Ageil Alkhairi, and Hassan M Masmali. "Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 3.8 (2019), 659-662. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1545038793


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Alshumrani, A. M., Aljabri, . B. A., Ahmadi, . K. O. A. A., Almalki, . A. M., Sulaimani, . M. M. S., Alkhairi, . H. A. & Masmali, . H. M. (2019) Knowledge, attitude and practices on First aid among Hajj pilgrims in 2017. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 3 (8), 659-662. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1545038793


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