KAP Survey: Does It Really Measure Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices?


  • Prakash Patel




Knowledge, Attitude, Practices, KAP surveys


Knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) surveys are widely used to gather information from people in India as well as in other countries. However, there is rarely any discussion about the usefulness of KAP surveys and various challenges of conducting surveys and interpretation of results in different settings. The purpose of this article is to highlight the use of KAP surveys in understanding and researching health-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours, as well as to identify some of the primary obstacles that KAP surveys face.


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How to Cite

Patel P. KAP Survey: Does It Really Measure Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices?. Natl J Community Med [Internet]. 2022 May 31 [cited 2022 Jul. 5];13(05):271-3. Available from: https://njcmindia.com/index.php/file/article/view/2063




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