Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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Explore the knowledge, Perception and Awareness about Yoga among Hypertensive Patients in K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangalore



Address:   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.
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
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.
KEYWORDS:
Knowledge, Perception, awareness, yoga, hypertension, life style modification.
Cite:
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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