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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

Author(s) Siddharth Patel, Grishma Parmar
Country India
Abstract 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.
Keywords Knowledge; Modifiable risk factors; non-communicable diseases.
Field Biology > Medical / Physiology
Published In Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024
Published On 2024-01-20
Cite This 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
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.12333
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtfmp5

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