Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2020

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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A Study to assess the Knowledge regarding health problems related to climate change among peoples in selected community areas at Kollam



Address:   Ms. Arya.s1, Ms. Ashlin Sunny1, Ms. Ayisha Mohamed1, Ms. Badariyathul Sabira1, Ms. Biffy Ann Philip1, Mrs. Jyothilakshmi2
1Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam.
2Department of Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00046.0

ABSTRACT:
The project undertook was “A study to assess the knowledge regarding health problems related to climate change among people in selected community areas at kollam.” The objectives of the study were: To assess the knowledge regarding health problems related to climate change among people in selected community areas of Kollam. • To find out association between the demographic variables and knowledge score regarding health problems related to climate change among people in selected community areas of Kollam. • To prepare and distribute pamphlets regarding potential health problems related to climate change among people in selected community areas of Kollam. A quantitative research approach was adopted for the study. The study was conducted among 30 peoples residing among selected community areas at Kollam. In order to assess the knowledge regarding health problems related to climate change among peoples in selected areas at Kollam, the study sample were selected by convenience sampling technique. The tool used for data collection consists of demographic preform and structured questionnaire, basic introduction of the study was given to the subjects. The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. The major findings of the study were as follows: The findings of the present study showed that there is no significant association between knowledge and selected demographic variables like age, family, education, and source of information, type of house and water supply and significant association with demographic variable like occupation. The findings of the present study showed that out of 30 samples 40% of the people have inadequate knowledge, 20% have moderate knowledge, and 40% people have adequate knowledge regarding the health problems related to climate changes. Based on the findings the investigator have drawn implications which were of vital concerns in the field of nursing practice, nursing administration, nursing pattern, nursing education and for future development.
KEYWORDS:
Assess; Knowledge; health problem; climate change; people.
Cite:
Ms. Arya.s, Ms. Ashlin Sunny, Ms. Ayisha Mohamed, Ms. Badariyathul Sabira, Ms. Biffy Ann Philip, Mrs. Jyothilakshmi. A Study to assess the Knowledge regarding health problems related to climate change among peoples in selected community areas at Kollam. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(2):210-218.
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