(3.235.41.241)
Users online: 1901    [ij] [ij] [ij] 
Email id
 

International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 2
First page : ( 273) Last page : ( 280)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00060.5

A Descriptive study to assess the Knowledge regarding dementia in geriatrics among above the age group of 60 years in selected community area, Sakthikulangara, Kollam.

Ms. Roy Arya1,*, Mrs. Sheeja S2

1Fourth year B. Sc Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College Of Nursing, Kollam

2Nursing Tutor, Department of Community Healthl Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

*Corresponding Author E-mail: aryaroy736@gmail.com

Online published on 3 June, 2020.

Abstract

The present study entitled “A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding dementia in geriatrics among above the age group of 60 years in selected community area, Sakthikulangara, Kollam “. The objective of the study was to assess the pretest knowledge regarding dementia in geriatrics among above the age group of 60 years, to find out the association between the demographic variables and knowledge regarding dementia in geriatrics among above the age group of 60 years. The sample comprised of 30 household members in selected area of Sakthikulangara, Kollam. The tool used for data collection was structured questionnaire for assessing pretest knowledge. The collected data were analyzed by using inferential statistics. The result of pretest showed that 3.33% had adequate knowledge 90% had moderate knowledge and 6.66% had inadequate knowledge. It was completed to determine the association between level of knowledge regarding dementia and selected demographic variables and it shows that there is no significant association with knowledge and selected demographic variables.

Top

Keywords

Assess, Knowledge, Dementia, Geriatrics.

Top

  
║ Site map ║ Privacy Policy ║ Copyright ║ Terms & Conditions ║ Page Rank Tool
486,237,313 visitor(s) since 30th May, 2005.
All rights reserved. Site designed and maintained by DIVA ENTERPRISES PVT. LTD..
Note: Please use Internet Explorer (6.0 or above). Some functionalities may not work in other browsers.