International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019


Early Identification of Respiratory Problem in School Age Children (8-10yrs) at Selected Schools in Neyveli Village, Thiruvallur District

Vimala.S, Inbarani.S


Abstract: Respiratory diseases represent the most common cause of death in children below 12 years. In this a large number accounts to be obstructive airway disease. so, authors planned to measure PEFR in healthy school going children between 8 and 10 years and correlate PEFR against various parameters such as height, weight, sex, age, chest circumference, and family history of asthma. aim of the study is to early identification of respiratory problem among school going children. METHOD: 100 Samples of school going children’s who met the inclusion criteria were selected by using purposive sampling technique. After selecting the sample, the investigator explain the purpose of the study and informed consent was obtained from the parents and care takers. Demographic variables are collected by using the peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) was done for school going children’s to check the lung function. the data were tabulated and analysis by descriptive and inferential statistics. RESULTS: The result Shows in frequency and percentage distribution of respiratory problem among school age children. (59 %) are having mild respiratory problem, (37 %) are having moderate respiratory problem, (4 %) of them having severe respiratory problem. The result shows that the age, gender, weight, heart rate, systolic blood pressure, family history of asthma and allergic or chest injuries has no Statistical significance at p>0.05 and the respiratory rate has statistical significance at p


Keywords: School going children, peak expiratory flow rate PEFR


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019,


Pages: 1303 - 1305


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Vimala.S, Inbarani.S, "Early Identification of Respiratory Problem in School Age Children (8-10yrs) at Selected Schools in Neyveli Village, Thiruvallur District", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART2020562, Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019, 1303 - 1305

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