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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 2
First page : ( 210) Last page : ( 218)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00046.0

A Study to assess the Knowledge regarding health problems related to climate change among peoples in selected community areas at Kollam

Ms. Arya.s1, Ms. Sunny Ashlin1, Ms. Mohamed Ayisha1, Ms. Sabira Badariyathul1, Ms. Philip Biffy Ann1, Mrs. Jyothilakshmi2

1Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

2Department of Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

Online published on 3 June, 2020.

Abstract

The project undertook was “A study to assess the knowledge regarding health problems related to climate change among people in selected community areas at kollam.” The objectives of the study were: To assess the knowledge regarding health problems related to climate change among people in selected community areas of Kollam.

A quantitative research approach was adopted for the study. The study was conducted among 30 peoples residing among selected community areas at Kollam. In order to assess the knowledge regarding health problems related to climate change among peoples in selected areas at Kollam, the study sample were selected by convenience sampling technique. The tool used for data collection consists of demographic preform and structured questionnaire, basic introduction of the study was given to the subjects. The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. The major findings of the study were as follows: The findings of the present study showed that there is no significant association between knowledge and selected demographic variables like age, family, education, and source of information, type of house and water supply and significant association with demographic variable like occupation. The findings of the present study showed that out of 30 samples 40% of the people have inadequate knowledge, 20% have moderate knowledge, and 40% people have adequate knowledge regarding the health problems related to climate changes. Based on the findings the investigator have drawn implications which were of vital concerns in the field of nursing practice, nursing administration, nursing pattern, nursing education and for future development.

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Keywords

Assess, Knowledge, health problem, climate change, people.

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