This paper is published in Volume-6, Issue-6, 2020
Area
Nursing
Author
Sudhapriya S., Suganya KS, Swathi P, Uma D, Vinitha R, Tamilselvi C, Yashmin Farzana N, Sudha A, Subathra R
Org/Univ
PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Pub. Date
26 December, 2020
Paper ID
V6I6-1245
Publisher
Keywords
Hearing problem, Nursing, Ederly people

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Sudhapriya S., Suganya KS, Swathi P, Uma D, Vinitha R, Tamilselvi C, Yashmin Farzana N, Sudha A, Subathra R. A study to identify hearing problem among elderly, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Sudhapriya S., Suganya KS, Swathi P, Uma D, Vinitha R, Tamilselvi C, Yashmin Farzana N, Sudha A, Subathra R (2020). A study to identify hearing problem among elderly. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 6(6) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Sudhapriya S., Suganya KS, Swathi P, Uma D, Vinitha R, Tamilselvi C, Yashmin Farzana N, Sudha A, Subathra R. "A study to identify hearing problem among elderly." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 6.6 (2020). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

In India the global morbidity rate of hearing problem is 63 million. The current scenario is to increase the life span of the old age population. Our focus is to provide a good quality of life for the people by identifying people with hearing problem. Methods: Descriptive research design was chosen to the study to identify hearing problems among elderly in PSG Hospitals, at Coimbatore. The sample consists of 30 patients. Elderly patients who met the inclusion criteria were selected by using purposive sampling technique. The data collection was done by using the self-administered questionnaire. Collected data was analyzed by using descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. Results: Out of 30 samples, 15 were identified to have hearing problem. Out of 15 patients, (27%) had no hearing problem, (60%) had mild to moderate hearing problem and (13%) had significant hearing problem. There was a significant association between the severity of hearing problem and with Age of the elders
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