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Volume 5 Issue 6
A Study to Assess the Quality of Life among School Going Children with Bronchial Asthma in Selected Hospitals, Kolkata
|Abstract||The investigator conducted a non-experimental descriptive study to assess the quality of life among school going children with bronchial asthma in selected hospitals, Kolkata. Data were collected by using interview technique from 100 children suffering from bronchial asthma who were selected by purposive sampling technique. Roy’s adaptation model served as a conceptual framework for the present study. The study findings revealed that 63% of the children where in the age group of 7 to 9 years, 64% were boys and 74% of them were studying in between class II to IV. 69% of the child belongs to urban areas and 44% were single child.77% of the children suffering from the bronchial asthma for more than 12 months and 81% were having family history of bronchial asthma. Maximum numbers of the children were on inhalers. Quality of Life was moderately impaired by 59%, 73% and 74 % respectively in all the three domains.
The study findings also revealed that mean, mean%, median and standard deviation for all the three domains of quality of life score tend to be higher that indicates more the higher score more affected quality of life of children suffering from bronchial asthma. There was positive and significant relationship among inter-domain of quality of life of children suffering from bronchial asthma (p<0.05). There was significant association of quality of life with selected socio-demographic variables like education of the participants, type of family, number of siblings, history of hospitalization, family history of bronchial asthma at 0.05 level of significance. These study findings can be implicated in community health nursing, nursing practice and nursing research.
Furthermore, these studies are required to find out the reasons to control of bronchial asthma among those who are adherent.
|Keywords||Quality of life among school going children, Bronchial asthma|
|Published In||Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023|
|Cite This||A Study to Assess the Quality of Life among School Going Children with Bronchial Asthma in Selected Hospitals, Kolkata - Jayeeta Bose - IJFMR Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2023.v05i06.4659|
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