International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part K (2017)
A Pre-Experimental study on the Effectiveness of IEC Package on Knowledge and Attitude regarding Memory Loss among Middle Age Adult (males) of selected Army Area of Annandale, Shimla, 2016-2017
Memory loss among middle age group is one of the world’s fastest growing diseases and worldwide there are estimated 24 million people living with mild cognitive impairment. There are various common causes of memory loss like aging stress alcoholism, smoking, nutritional deficiencies and lack of sleep. The objective of study was to enhance the knowledge and attitude among middle age adult (males) after administering the IEC package regarding memory loss. Quantitative research approach was used with pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test design. The sample size for the study was 30 samples. Non-probability convenient sampling technique was used for selection of samples. The result of study showed the pre-test mean of knowledge score was 17.3 and attitude score was 39.66. And post-test mean of knowledge and attitude score was 29.5 and 45.36. Then the comparison of pre test and post test scores was done by using “t” test and the value of knowledge and attitude score was 15.86 and 3.27 which is considered to be significant. So the researchers reject the null hypothesis. The findings of the study showed the main improvement in knowledge and attitude regarding memory loss among middle age adult (males).
How to cite this article:
Komal Kumari, Kanchan Bala, Kirti Koundil, Kritika Shama, Preeti Sharma, Mamta, Manju, Neha Guleria, Ritika Soni. A Pre-Experimental study on the Effectiveness of IEC Package on Knowledge and Attitude regarding Memory Loss among Middle Age Adult (males) of selected Army Area of Annandale, Shimla, 2016-2017. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(8):729-733.