Jeril Joji, Jinumol Jose, Josna Augustine, Mariya Johny, Sandra Joseph, Seeja Jacob, Angela Gnanadurai
Jeril Joji1*, Jinumol Jose1, Josna Augustine1, Mariya Johny1, Sandra Joseph1, Seeja Jacob2, Angela Gnanadurai3
1IVth Year BSC(N) Students*, Jubilee Mission College of Nursing, Thrissur.
2Asst. Professor, Jubilee Mission College of Nursing, Thrissur.
3Professor, Jubilee Mission College of Nursing, Thrissur.
Volume - 10,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2022
Title of study: A study to assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on physical, psychological, economical and social status among general population in selected areas of kachery, Thrissur. Introduction: COVID-19 has caused serious impact on every society globally. The COVID-19 caused physical, psychological, economical and social impact on general population. Objectives: To assess impact of COVID-19 pandemic on physical, psychological, economical and social status among general population in selected areas of Kachery, Thrissur. To associate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on physical, psychological, economical and social status with selected socio demographic variables. Methodology: The study was conducted among 100 samples from selected areas of Kachery, Thrissur. The research design of the study is descriptive design and sample was collected by convenient sampling method. Tool: The tool consists of 2 sections. Section A: Socio-demographic and clinical data profile. Section B: Self developed checklist to assess the impact of covid-19 on physical, psychological, economical and social status. Results: The findings shows that, in socio-demographic and clinical data profile, 54(54%) are below 50 years of age while 46(46%) are above 50 years of age. Most of the samples 60(60%) are females and 40(40%) are males. Among 100 samples, about 31(31%) have hypertension, 49(49%) have diabetes mellitus and 20(20%) are suffering from other type of diseases. About 68(68%) of the samples belong to APL and 32(32%) belong BPL. Overall 22(22%) sample is having moderate impact on COVID-19 pandemic, 78(78%) sample is having low impact on COVID-19 pandemic and no sample is having high impact on COVID-19 pandemic. 1(1%) of sample have high psychological impact. 3(3%) of sample have moderate physical impact, 25(25%) have moderate psychological impact and 29(29%) sample have moderate economic impact and 30(30%) sample have moderate social impact. 97(97%) of sample is having low physical impact, 74(74%) of sample is having low psychological impact, 71(71%) of sample have low economic impact and 70(70%) sample have low social impact. There is significant association of co-morbid conditions of sample with impact of COVID-19. Discussion: At the end of the study investigator found that there is significant association of comorbid conditions of sample with impact of COVID-19 pandemic at p<0.05. Comorbid condition increases the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. There is no significant association of age, gender, occupation, residential place during the pandemic with impact of COVID-19 pandemic.
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Jeril Joji, Jinumol Jose, Josna Augustine, Mariya Johny, Sandra Joseph, Seeja Jacob, Angela Gnanadurai. A Study to Assess the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Physical, Psychological, Economical and Social status among general population in selected areas of Kachery, Thrissur. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(4):321-5. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00072
Jeril Joji, Jinumol Jose, Josna Augustine, Mariya Johny, Sandra Joseph, Seeja Jacob, Angela Gnanadurai. A Study to Assess the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Physical, Psychological, Economical and Social status among general population in selected areas of Kachery, Thrissur. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(4):321-5. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00072 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-4-4
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