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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
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Explore the knowledge, Perception and Awareness about Yoga among Hypertensive Patients in K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangalore
J. Sathya Shenbega Priya
Mrs. J. Sathya Shenbega Priya1, Dr. L.N. Samaga2
1PhD Scholar, NITTE University, Deralakatte, Mangalore
2IVth Unit Head, Department of Medicine, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore.
A descriptive study was conducted to explore the perception and awareness about yoga among hypertensive patients in K.S. Hegde medical academy, Department of Medicine, Deralakatte; Mangalore. The instruments used for the study were demographic Performa and knowledge questionaire. The analysis of data done by using descriptive statistics. The major findings of the study was only 33% of patients were having knowledge and awareness about yoga and yoga techniques. 67%of people were not aware about yoga and yoga techniques. This study recommends creating awareness is essential about yoga and yoga techniques among hypertensive patients to lead a better quality of life.
Knowledge, Perception, awareness, yoga, hypertension, life style modification.
J. Sathya Shenbega Priya, L.N. Samaga. Explore the knowledge, Perception and Awareness about Yoga among Hypertensive Patients in K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangalore. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(3): July- Sept. 2014; Page 210-212.
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