Author(s): S. Tamilselvi, P. Mangala Gowri

Email(s): chnpublication@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00470.5   

Address: Mrs. S. Tamilselvi1, Dr. P. Mangala Gowri2
1Assistant Professor, Savitha College of Nursing, Savitha University, Chennai
2Principal, Savitha College of Nursing, Savitha University, Chennai
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 6,     Year - 2018


ABSTRACT:
Aim of the study: To assess the prevalence of non communicable disease among young adults. Background: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their associated risk factors have emerged rapidly and are becoming a major public health challenge worldwide. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a major contributor to the burden of disease in developed countries and are increasing rapidly in developing countries. This is mainly due to demographic transitions and changing lifestyles of populations associated with urbanization. Design: cross sectional descriptive design. Methods: Randomized Convenience sampling method was used. A total of 300 samples were selected NCD for the study. Data was collected using multiple choice question which consisted of 30 questions to assess the prevalence of non-communicable disease. Result: The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of non communicable disease. Out of 300 sample reveals that Age 30(10%) were 19-29, 80(27.6%) were 30-49 years, 190(63.3%) were 50 above, Sex 190(63%) were male, 36.6(110%) were women, Religion 180(60%) were hindu,100(33.3%) were Christian, 20(6.6%) were Muslims and others, Education 140(46.6%) were non formal education, 100(33.3%) were primary level, 40(13.3%) were higher secondary level, 20(6.66%) were graduate/ professionals, Occupation 80(27%) were unemployed, 120(40%) were coolie, no government employee, 100(33.3%) were private employee, Income 176(56.6%) were 5000, 100(33.3%) were 6000-10000, 30(10%) were 10000 above, Marital status 30(10%) were unmarried, 150(50%) were married,70 (27%) were widow, 50(16.6%) were separated. Conclusion: The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of non communicable disease. In this out of 300 samples, In hypertension the frequency and percentage distributions are 67 members were moderate knowledge and 81 members were adequate knowledge and 2 members were inadequate, In diabetic mellitus the frequency and percentage distributions are 31(10%) members were moderate knowledge and 67(22.3%) members were adequate knowledge and 52(17%) members were inadequate. In cancer the frequency and percentage distributions are 300 samples 0 members were moderate knowledge and 0 members were adequate knowledge and 5(1.6%) members were Inadequate.


Cite this article:
S. Tamilselvi, P. Mangala Gowri. To assess the prevalence of non communicable disease among young adults. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(6):2546-2548. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00470.5

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S. Tamilselvi, P. Mangala Gowri. To assess the prevalence of non communicable disease among young adults. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(6):2546-2548. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00470.5   Available on: https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2018-11-6-71


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