Author(s): Anupriya Thomas, Anvarasulthana A. R, Athira Ajayan, Libiya Abraham, Liyamol Benny, Priya mol Shaju, Renjini Jose, Maria Thomas, Joseena S.V.M

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DOI: 10.52711/2349-2988.2021.00013   

Address: Ms. Anupriya Thomas1, Ms. Anvarasulthana A. R1, Ms. Athira Ajayan1, Ms. Libiya Abraham1, Ms. Liyamol Benny1, Ms. Priya mol Shaju1, Mrs. Renjini Jose2, Mrs. Maria Thomas3, Dr. Sr. Joseena S.V.M4
1Third Year B.Sc Nursing Students, Little Lourdes College of Nursing, Kidangoor, Kerala.
2Lecturer, Department of Community Health Nursing, Little Lourdes College of Nursing, Kidangoor, Kerala.
3Lecturer, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Little Lourdes College of Nursing, Kidangoor, Kerala.
4Principal, Little Lourdes College of Nursing, Kidangoor, Kerala.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
The present study was conducted to assess the knowledge on lifestyle modification for prevention of hypertension among adults in a selected hospital, Kidangoor, Kottayam. The sample consisted of 30 adults between the age group of 40-60 years selected by convenient sampling technique. The design used was descriptive design. Demographic data and structured knowledge questionnaire were used to assess the sample characteristics on life style modification on hypertension and its prevention. The data collected in the study was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The majority of the sample belonged to the age group of 40-45 years (26.66%) and 51-55 years (26.66%). Half of the sample had high school education. 16(53.33%) of them were unemployed. Majority 18(60%) of the sample had average knowledge on prevention of hypertension. 7(23.3%) of the sample had good knowledge and 5of them had poor knowledge on prevention of hypertension. The present study concluded that majority of the sample have average knowledge regarding prevention of hypertension. There is statistically significant association between level of knowledge score with selected demographic variables like age and religion.


Cite this article:
Anupriya Thomas, Anvarasulthana A. R, Athira Ajayan, Libiya Abraham, Liyamol Benny, Priya mol Shaju, Renjini Jose, Maria Thomas, Joseena S.V.M. A Study to assess the Knowledge on Lifestyle modification for Prevention of Hypertension among Adults in a selected Hospital at Kidangoor. Research Journal of Science and Technology. 2021; 13(2):85-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2988.2021.00013

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Anupriya Thomas, Anvarasulthana A. R, Athira Ajayan, Libiya Abraham, Liyamol Benny, Priya mol Shaju, Renjini Jose, Maria Thomas, Joseena S.V.M. A Study to assess the Knowledge on Lifestyle modification for Prevention of Hypertension among Adults in a selected Hospital at Kidangoor. Research Journal of Science and Technology. 2021; 13(2):85-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2988.2021.00013   Available on: https://rjstonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-13-2-4


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