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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 7, Part L (2017)

Effectiveness of IEC package on knowledge regarding health promotion among elderly in selected rural community

Author(s)
G Anitha and Dr. Maheswari Jaikumar
Abstract

Aim: To assess the effectiveness of IEC package on knowledge regarding health promotion among elderly. A Pre-experimental one group Pre and Post Test only design adopted for this study. The Study was conducted at Pandeswaram Village, Thiruvallur Dist, Tamilnadu, India. The investigator selected 100 elders both men and women who fulfilled the inclusion criteria were selected by using the non probability convenience sampling technique. The structure interview questionnaire was used to collect the demographic variables and to assess the knowledge on health promotion among elderly person. The study group underwent IEC Package on Health Promotion of Elderly administered to the elderly aged 60 years and above in the IEC package contains information through lecture method and flash cards, education through video show and communication through distributing pamphlets. Descriptive and inferential statistics was used to analyze the data. The overall improvement for knowledge was with calculated ‘t’ value of which were statistically highly significant at p<0.001.
Pages: 798-800  |  487 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
G Anitha, Dr. Maheswari Jaikumar. Effectiveness of IEC package on knowledge regarding health promotion among elderly in selected rural community. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(7):798-800.
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