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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 183) Last page : ( 188)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00043.X

A Study to assess the level of knowledge regarding management of Varicose Veins among Industrial workers at a selected Industry at Chiplun, Maharashtra

Dhuri Pradnya P*

Br. Nath. Pai Institute of Nursing Education and Nursing Research Academy, Kudal

*Corresponding Author E-mail: pradnyadhuri344@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2020.


Diseases are more common in the world; the person will find out the causes of disease and try to take immediate action to prevent the disease. Immediate awareness is the best way to save the life successfully. The term “varicose” is derived from latin “varix” (pleural varices) meaning bent. Varicose veins are tortuous, distended and bulging vein (varicosities) beneath the skin of the legs. They are most often swollen, gnarled veins that most frequently occur in the legs, ankles and feet. An epidemiological study of the prevalence of varicose of lower extremities was carried out in an industrial population of 434 men and 345 women. There was no difference in the prevalence of varicose vein between workers standing and those sitting at work. Objectives of the study: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding management of varicose veins among industrial workers. 2. To determine association between knowledge regarding varicose vein with their socio-demographic variables. Methods: As per Quantitative, descriptive design will be used in the study, which consisted a group of 40 subjects that were selected by using non-probability, Convenient sampling technique. Data was collected by using tool 1) part A-Selected socio-demographic data, 2) Part B-Structured knowledge questionnaire regarding selected Management of Vericose Veins. Results: The result shows that's, of 40 subjects are pre-test maximum of the participants 5(12.5%) had poor knowledge and maximum 29(72.5%) had good knowledge and minimum 6(15%) had excellent knowledge regarding selected management of varicose veins The age =13.985, df = 3, experience of industrial worker = 3.190, df=1, source of information =15.35, df =3. Their is two significant and one non significant with knowledge score with selected demographic variables.



Selected management of varicose veins, Industrial worker, Industrial area.


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