Perception of male school-age children regarding circumcision in Maragondon, Cavite

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Circumcision. Children


The researchers used a non-experimental, descriptive research design. This study involved 100 male children, 6-12 years old, were uncircumcised, enrolled in school and are residents of Maragondon, Cavite. The respondents were chosen using purposive sampling. The researchers used a modified-adapted research instrument and data was analysed using frequency distribution, percentage, mean, t-test, and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). Majority of the respondents were Catholic, and have a nuclear family structure, have a monthly income of Php10,000 and below. The respondents have a good perception regarding circumcision. There was no significant difference in the perception of male school-age children regarding circumcision when they were grouped according to religion, family structure and monthly family income.

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