International Journal For Multidisciplinary Research
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Volume 6 Issue 2
A Study to Assess the Knowledge on Modifiable Risk Factors for Non-communicable Diseases among Adults Attending Out Patient Department of Selected Urban Health Centre
|Siddharth Patel, Grishma Parmar
|Non communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading global causes of death, causing more deaths than all others cause combined, and they strike hardest at the world's low- and middle-income populations. The study aim was to assess the knowledge on modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases among adults in selected urban community, Navsari. and develop an information booklet regarding non communicable diseases. Non-experimental, descriptive research design was adopted to collect the data. Simple random sampling technique was used with the sample size of 300. Modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases were assessed by using checklist as risk assessment Performa including to self-structured method for knowledge questionnaire to know the level of knowledge regarding modifiable risk factor for non-communicable disease. Out of 300 sample 35.33% of adults had inadequate knowledge, 61.33% of the adults had moderate knowledge and only 3.33% adults were having adequate knowledge regarding modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases among adults. Conclusion: Critical prevalence of risk factors for non-communicable diseases among adults with poor knowledge on modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases.
|Knowledge; Modifiable risk factors; non-communicable diseases.
|Biology > Medical / Physiology
|Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024
|A Study to Assess the Knowledge on Modifiable Risk Factors for Non-communicable Diseases among Adults Attending Out Patient Department of Selected Urban Health Centre - Siddharth Patel, Grishma Parmar - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.12333
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