International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023 | Rating: 5.5 / 10


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of an Information Booklet on Knowledge Regarding Management of Modifiable Risk Factors of Coronary Artery Disease among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus in Selected Hospitals at Udaipur City

Vinod Kumar Yadav


Abstract: Introduction: According to survey In India the diabetes population in the year 2000 is 317 million. The risk of coronary artery disease in India is 3-4 times higher than the White Americans, 6 times higher than Chinese and 20 times higher than Japanese. The prevalence of CAD in both urban and rural population of India as observed by various investigators reveals the following figures, Chennai (2001) 11%, New Delhi (1994) 10.9%, Trivandrum (1995) 12.65%, Rajasthan (2014) 9.5%. Research Methodology: An evaluative approach was used to find out the effectiveness of an information booklet on knowledge regarding management of modifiable risk factors of coronary artery disease among patients with diabetes mellitus. In the present study, pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test design was selected for the study. The present study has been conducted in Maharana Bhupal Government Hospital at Udaipur city, Rajasthan, with 60 diabetic patients selected by purposive sampling technique. Result: The majority of the respondents (58.33%) had poor knowledge, 23.33% had average knowledge, 10% had good knowledge, 8.33% had very poor knowledge and nobody had excellent knowledge regarding management of modifiable risk factors of coronary artery disease among diabetic patients in the pre test. Majority of the respondents (70%) had good knowledge, 26.67% had excellent level of knowledge, 3.33% had average knowledge and nobody remains poor and very poor level of knowledge in the post test after the information booklet implementation. This showed enhancement in knowledge of the respondents. Conclusion: The information booklet significantly increased the knowledge of diabetic patients regarding management of modifiable risk factors of coronary artery disease. The information booklet was an effective to enhance the knowledge of diabetic patients so these kind of strategies can be used in the hospitals, community to increase knowledge regarding management of modifiable risk factors.


Keywords: Assess, Knowledge, Information booklet, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Risk factors, Patients with diabetes mellitus


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023,


Pages: 791 - 794


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