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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 3, PART B

Knowledge regarding hypertension in young, middle and late adulthood

Author(s): Pankhuri Sharma and Deepika Pal
Abstract:
In India, the prevalence of hypertension is increased by 30 times in urban population and by 10 times among in rural population and the prevalence of hypertension is slightly higher among male than female. Descriptive Research Design was selected to study the prevalence and other demographic influences on the Hypertension in Young, Adulthood and Late Adulthood. Purposive sampling design was used to locate the Hypertension in Young, Adulthood and Late Adulthood. High blood pressure by Community Health First, Medicare Advantages Plans, Community Health Plan of Washington, Approved for blood pressure survey. 2009. The sample was collected from the different hospitals. Mean and percentage was calculated for the categories of age group that is Young adulthood, Middle adulthood and late adulthood. In the present study, the information was collected on knowledge of hypertension in Young adulthood, Middle adulthood and late adulthood. It was found that Late adulthood (Males= 63.8 and Females= 50), the score of Middle adulthood (Males= 58.3 and Female= 43.7) and the scores young (Males= 20 and Females= 8.3). The Late adult were found to have the better knowledge as compared to the Middle and Young adults, out of which the males had the highest knowledge of scores (63.8) as compared to other categories. Therefore present study was conducted to explore the knowledge of hypertension in Young adulthood, Middle adulthood and late adulthood.
Pages: 97-98  |  46 Views  39 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Pankhuri Sharma and Deepika Pal. Knowledge regarding hypertension in young, middle and late adulthood. International Journal of Home Science. 2017; 3(3): 97-98.
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