International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018

Effectiveness of Health Education Programme on Knowledge Regarding Risk Factors of Coronary Artery Disease among Adults

Priya Sharma [2] | Jansi K [2]

Abstract: Coronary artery disease is the most common form of heart disease. Worldwide, Coronary artery disease is becoming pandemic as developing countries experience the epidemiologic transition. To assess the knowledge regarding risk factors of CAD, the investigator chose samples using non randomized control group pre-test post-test design. Samples were selected by using non probability convenience sampling technique. The sample size was 60 comprising 30 participants in experimental group and 30 participants in control group. The data was collected through structured interview schedule. On 1st day after selection of subjects, pre tests were administered to both groups. The next day health education programme on risk factors of CAD was conducted to the experimental group only. Post-test was conducted after 5 days of pre-test for the control group and after 5 days of health education programme to the experimental group. There was a significant difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge scores in experimental group only (t=21.85, p

Keywords: Coronary artery disease, knowledge, effectiveness of health education programme

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,

Pages: 1433 - 1436

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