International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Knowledge of Middle Age Population Regarding Preventive Measures of Coronary Artery Disease in Selected Area at Kollam City, Kerala

Vinil U. | Dr. S. N. Nanjunde Gowda [4]


Abstract: A study to assess the effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge of middle age population regarding preventive measures of coronary artery disease in selected area at Kollam city, Kerala with the objective to assess the effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge of middle age population regarding preventive measures of coronary artery disease. The conceptual framework was done based on Conceptual Framework based on general system theory as postulated by Von Ludwig Bertalanffy (1968). To accomplish the objectives of the study, a pre - experimental one group pretest posttest study design was adopted. In this study, the sample consists of 60 middle age population who fulfilled the inclusion criteria for the study. The non - probability convenient sampling technique was used for this study. A structured socio demographic data, and Questionnaire to assess the knowledge regarding preventive measures of coronary artery disease were selected on the basis of the objectives of the study. In pretest the 10 (16.7%) samples knowledge level was adequate, and it became 52 (86.7%) in the posttest regarding preventive measures of coronary artery disease. There is significant difference between pretest and posttest symptoms scores as the t value is higher than the tabulated value in the p value 0.05 level of significance. It shows that there is a significant effectiveness on the administration of information booklet on knowledge regarding coronary artery disease. Therefore, the H1 is accepted. The chi - square table explains that there is no significant association between socio demographic variables and knowledge level among middle age population as the chi - square value is lower than the tabulated value at 0.05 level of significance (p<0.05). Therefore, the H2 is not accepted.


Keywords: Information booklet; middle age population; and coronary artery disease


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021,


Pages: 1041 - 1044


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