This paper is published in Volume-5, Issue-4, 2019
Area
Community Health Nursing
Author
Taj Mohammed
Co-authors
Midhun Ashok
Org/Univ
Excel School of Nursing, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India
Pub. Date
27 July, 2019
Paper ID
V5I4-1268
Publisher
Keywords
Safety Precaution, Senior citizen knowledge

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Taj Mohammed, Midhun Ashok. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding health-related safety precaution to be followed by senior citizens residing in Abdullapur Maffi, Bareilly, U.P. with a view to develop an information pamphlet, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Taj Mohammed, Midhun Ashok (2019). A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding health-related safety precaution to be followed by senior citizens residing in Abdullapur Maffi, Bareilly, U.P. with a view to develop an information pamphlet. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 5(4) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Taj Mohammed, Midhun Ashok. "A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding health-related safety precaution to be followed by senior citizens residing in Abdullapur Maffi, Bareilly, U.P. with a view to develop an information pamphlet." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 5.4 (2019). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

To assess the knowledge of senior citizens regarding Health-related safety precaution in home. To find out the association between level of knowledge of senior citizen regarding safety precaution in home with their demographic variables. To prepare and distribute information education pamphlet among the senior citizens. The nature of the study was descriptive. This study was conducted at Abdullapur Maffi, Bareilly, U.P the research design is used for the research was descriptive. The conceptual frame work used for the study is based on the system model. The data was collected to assess the level of knowledge regarding health-related safety precaution to be followed by senior citizen. The data was collected and where analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics the findings where. The major findings of the study revealed that the knowledge score study was 32% of the people had adequate knowledge score (21-30), 54% of the old people had moderate knowledge score (11-20) and 14% had inadequate knowledge score (below 10). The study proved that their was no significant association between knowledge of senior citizen about safety precaution and the demographic variables i.e. Age, Sex, Religion, Education, No. of family member, Type of house, Type of Family, Occupation, Marital status and Monthly Income. Previous knowledge regarding the health-related safety precaution but there is significant association between knowledge of senior citizen and their demographic variables. Hence the research hypothesis was accepted. The significant difference (P) is found between level of knowledge and demographic variables. On the basis of finding of the study obtain following conclusion where drawn. It can be concluded that in senior citizen knowledge score was less regarding health-related safety precaution and be provide an information pamphlet to improve the knowledge regarding health-related safety precaution to be followed by in senior citizen.
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