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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part F (2018)

Knowledge regarding risk factors of cardiovascular disease among II Year B.Sc nursing students

Author(s)
Aruna G, B Kavitha and Dr. Indira S
Abstract
Back Ground: The cardiovascular diseases are the number one killer of people and also the greatest course of death in all over the world. The major cardiovascular diseases are hypertension, atherosclerosis, Dysarthmias, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and pregnancy induced hypertension etc. The life style places major risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Objectives
1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding risk factors of cardiovascular disease among nursing students.
2. To find out the association between the level of knowledge regarding risk factors of cardiovascular disease among nursing students with their selected socio demographic variables.
Materials and Methods: Descriptive research design was used to assess the knowledge regarding risk factors of cardio vascular diseases, the 100 samples were selected by using non probability convince sampling technique. Data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The results revealed that with regards to knowledge regarding risk factors of cardio vascular diseases, 38 (38%) of students had good knowledge, 54 (54%) of students had adequate knowledge and 8 (8%) of students had poor knowledge.
Pages: 401-403  |  292 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Aruna G, B Kavitha and Dr. Indira S. Knowledge regarding risk factors of cardiovascular disease among II Year B.Sc nursing students. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(3): 401-403.
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