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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 4
First page : ( 404) Last page : ( 406)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00089.5

A Study to assess the knowledge on prevention of asthma among farmers in selected settings Mysuru

Lingaraju CM*, Kumar SK Santosh, Munirathnamma

JSS College of Nursing, Mysuru, Karnataka

*Corresponding Author's Email: lingarajucm2012@gmail.com

Online published on 12 January, 2017.

Abstract

Background

Asthma Is One of the Common Respiratory Problem Occurs in Farmers, In India, there are approximately 40 million people are suffering from Asthma and the number is rising every day. Asthma has recorded to be high in Karnataka.

Objectives

To assess the knowledge on asthma among farmers in selected settings Mysuru. And To determine the association between the level of the knowledge on asthma with their selected personnel variable.

Methodology: Research approach

Descriptive research approach was used for this study.

Research Design

The descriptive research design selected for this study.

Setting

Setting refers to the area where the study is conducted. This study was conducted on Bhanchallihundi rural areas of Hadinaru PHC, Mysuru.

Population

The target population for the study was farmers of Bhanchallihundi rural areas of Hadinaru PHC, Mysuru.

Sample

Farmers of Bhanchallihundi rural areas of Hadinaru PHC, Mysuru.

Participants

30 farmers.

Sampling Techniques

Convenience sampling technique was used to select the sample.

Result

The Majority Of The Farmers Having Moderate Knowledge On Asthma Follows Few Farmers Have Adequate Knowledge. The Overall Mean Knowledge Scores of The Farmers Is 22.13 With SD4, 04, And Out Of Many Variable Age Education Qualification, Source Of Information Was Found To Be Significant With The Knowledge Of 0.05 Level.

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Keywords

Asthma, Farmers.

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