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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 397) Last page : ( 398)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00089.9

Knowledge regarding effects of High Heeled Footwear among Adolescent Girls

Mrs. Rani S. Smitha1,*, Mrs. Priya Anju2

1Vice Principal, SP Fort College of Nursing, Thiruvananthapuram

2Assistant Professor, SP Fort College of Nursing, Thiruvananthapuram

*Corresponding Author E-mail: smithasanal2001@gmail.com

Online published on 6 February, 2020.

Abstract

The use of high heeled footwear is a habit increasing among adolescent girls. A descriptive study was conducted “to assess the knowledge regarding effects of high heeled footwear among adolescent girls of KarthikaThirunal Govt. Vocational and Higher Secondary School for Girls Manacaud, Thiruvananthapuram. The study objectives are to assess the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding effects of high heeled footwear, to determine the association between knowledge regarding effects of high heeled footwear and selected demographic variables. The hypothesis of our study is there will be a significant association between knowledge regarding effects of high heeled footwear with selected demographic variables. Descriptive design was used as the research design. Convenient sampling technique was adopted and selected 60 adolescent girls from higher secondary section. The tool used for data collection consisted of socio personal performa, and questionnaire to assess the knowledge regarding effect of high heeled footwear. The data was collected by self-reporting method. Data were tabulated and analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Result showed that, there is significant association between knowledge and age, knowledge and monthly income, knowledge and type of family, knowledge and occupation of parents and no significant association between knowledge and area of residence.

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Keywords

Effects, high heeled footwear, adolescent girls.

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