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Revista del Nacional (Itauguá)

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CHAVEZ CHAVEZ, Jorge Rodrigo et al. Attitude towards the Anita Law in students of the Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud Universidad Nacional of Caaguazú, year 2021. Rev. Nac. (Itauguá) [online]. 2022, vol.14, n.2, pp.4-17. ISSN 2072-8174.


organ donation continues to be a problem even in the most successful systems in donor detection.


to identify the attitude towards the Anita Law in students at the College of Health Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Caaguazú, during 2021.


this was an observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study. It was carried out at the College of Health Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Caaguazú, from June to August, 2021. The instrument was a questionnaire of closed questions with multiple-choice answers.


regarding attitudes towards organ donation, 81.9 % would donate their organs and 95.1 % would donate their organs if a family member required so, 69.8 % said they would donate the organs of their relatives. Family opinions were favorable for 43.4 % while 52.2 % of the population stated that their religious denomination agrees with organ donation. 92.3 % support the Anita law.


the favorable attitude towards organ donation was related to the favorable opinions of the family and religious denomination, in addition to being positive for those who agree with blood donation. The opinion of the family and religious denomination also influences the favorable attitude towards family organ donation, in addition to being associated with a favorable attitude towards the Anita Law.

Keywords : donation; family; religion; Law Anita; organs.

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