Author(s): Lingaraju CM, Sunil Kumar CN

Email(s): lingarajucm2012@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00044   

Address: Lingaraju CM1, Sunil Kumar CN2
1Asst. Professor, Dept of Community Health Nursing, JSS College of Nursing RGUHS, Ramachandra Agrahara, Mysuru.
2Asst. Lecturer, Dept of Community Health Nursing, JSS College of Nursing RGUHS, Ramachandra Agrahara, Mysuru.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
A condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. Usually hypertension is defined as blood pressure above 140/90, and is considered severe if the pressure is above 180/120. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. Over time, if untreated, it can cause health conditions, such as heart disease and stroke. Eating a healthier diet with less salt, exercising regularly and taking medication can help lower blood pressure. so The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge on management of hypertension among rural elders under Varuna PHC at Mysuru dist. Objectives: A study to assess the knowledge on management of hypertension among Rural elderly at selected rural area at Mysuru. Methods: The research design selected for this study was descriptive design. Non Probability convenient sampling technique was adopted to select 60 Rural Elderly at selected area under Mysuru dist. Result: Result revealed that majority of sample are have adequate knowledge on hypertension but there is association between the Knowledge of the rural elderly with their selected demographic variables such as age, education and awareness programme. Conclusion: It was concluded that the Rural Elderly having Adequate Knowledge on management of hypertension and there is statistical significance association between the knowledge and demographic variable such as age, education and awareness programme.


Cite this article:
Lingaraju CM, Sunil Kumar CN. A Study to Assess the Knowledge on Management of Hypertension among rural elderly in a selected rural area at Mysuru. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(3):193-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00044

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Lingaraju CM, Sunil Kumar CN. A Study to Assess the Knowledge on Management of Hypertension among rural elderly in a selected rural area at Mysuru. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(3):193-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00044   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-11-3-13


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