Author(s): Anet Joy, Anjitha Mary, Anju Mathew, Anju Sunny, Arya Krishnan, Jyothilakshmi. J

Email(s): anetjoy98@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00011   

Address: Anet Joy1, Anjitha Mary1, Anju Mathew1, Anju Sunny1, Arya Krishnan1, Jyothilakshmi. J2
1Fourth Year BSc Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam.
2Nursing Tutor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding healthy lifestyles among adults in Kerala state. The objectives of the study were: a) to assess the knowledge regarding healthy lifestyles among adults b) to find out the association between knowledge regarding healthy lifestyles among adults and selected demographic variables such as age, gender, education, occupation, type of food, non communicable disease, exercise, height, weight. A quantitative approach was used in the study. Convenience sampling technique was used. The sample consisted of 100 adults who were in the age group of 18-60 years. Structured questionnaire was given which consists of knowledge regarding healthy lifestyles among adults. The tool was found to be reliable. The study result shows that4% sample had poor knowledge on healthy lifestyle, 23% had average knowledge and 73% had good knowledge regarding healthy lifestyles among adults in Kerala state and there is significant association between knowledge and demographic variables such as age, non-communicable disease and height at 0.05 level of significance.Based on the findings the investigators have drawn implication which were of vital concerns in the field of nursing practice, nursing administration and nursing education for future development.


Cite this article:
Anet Joy, Anjitha Mary, Anju Mathew, Anju Sunny, Arya Krishnan, Jyothilakshmi. J. A Descriptive Study to assess the Knowledge regarding Healthy Lifestyles among Adults in Kerala State. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(1):52-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00011

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Anet Joy, Anjitha Mary, Anju Mathew, Anju Sunny, Arya Krishnan, Jyothilakshmi. J. A Descriptive Study to assess the Knowledge regarding Healthy Lifestyles among Adults in Kerala State. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(1):52-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00011   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-1-11


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