International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023


A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Effect of Papaya Leaf on Dengue Fever among Women Under Makkalakotta Urban PHC at Mysore with a View to Prepare Information Guide

Jiji .V [2] | Biji Kuriakose [2]


Abstract: Background: One of the most dangerous infectious diseases, dengue fever is spread by mosquitoes. If the patient receives the right care, they can recover as quickly as possible; otherwise, it could be fatal. Papaya leaves are excellent for improving the quality of life when dengue is present. The aim of this study was to evaluate women living near the Makkalakkotta urban primary health center's understanding of the effects of papaya leaf. Methodology: For the study, a descriptive strategy was used. A descriptive survey design was employed for the research.80 women from the urban primary health center of Makkalakkotta made up the sample. The sample was chosen via purposeful sampling. Data were collected via a questionnaire that includes knowledge assessment questions, and data were then analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics.


Keywords: Dengue fever, Papaya leaf, Women?s awareness, Recovery, Urban primary health center


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,


Pages: 1715 - 1718


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