Hypertension is a major health risk factors in causing manay diseases. In person with high blood pressure, complication like heart attack are 3 times, stroke 7 times and congestive heart failure 4 times greater compared people with normal blood pressure. Since longevity and blood pressure levels are inversely related an early detection of hypertension is important, and that depends on making the people conscious of this fatal disorder. The objective of the study are to assess the level of knowledge regarding lifestyle modification of hypertension between industrial and non-industrial employees.
Methods: The research approach was comparative survey approach and the design was comparative descriptive research design. The main study conducted in industrial area in churcha mines and in non-industrial area in Shivpur, Baikunthpur, Chhattisgarh reliability of the knowledge questionnaire of lifestyle modification of hypertension among employees was established by using karlpearson’n formula value r = 0.98.the tool was found t be statically reliable for the present study.
Results: Here investigators used non-probability convenience sampling technique sample of study comprises of employees of age 30 -60 yrs. total size of the sample was 120 in that 60 was from industrial area, i’e churcha mines, Baikunthpur (C.G) & 60 was from non-industrial area i’e Shivpur churcha, Baikunthpur (C.G) the inclusion criteria is employees of age group 30-60 yrs and working in churcha mines & Shivpur Baikunthpur (C.G) and exclusion criteria who are not present at the time of survey or study. self-structured questionnaire are seemed to be the most appropriate technique to collect the data in industrial employees the maximum mean 10.32,standard deviation 2.76. whereas the non-industrial employees the maximum mean 6.2, standard deviation 2.43.calculated T value for knowledge about lifestyle modification of hypertension between industrial and non-industrial area 6.8 respectively higher than the table value’s test in the present study the total mean 10.32 with the standard deviation was 2.76 in industrial employees.in the non-industrial employees total mean was 6.2 with the corresponding standard deviation was 2.43.
Conclusion: The knowledge of participants in this study regarding life style modification of hypertension in industrial employees were had more knowledge than non-industrial employees but the knowledge about life style modification was not adequate in both groups.