Dayalal Patidar, Chirag Patel
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Dr. Dayalal Patidar1, Mr. Chirag Patel2
1Principal, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu. Dist: Mehsana.
2Final Year, M.Sc. Nursing Student, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2021
Introduction: Human beings are at the interface of physical, geological and biological processes of the earth and any fundamental global environmental change, affecting these systems will have a drastic impact on human health in various ways. Climate parameters play an influential role as one of the a biotic factors of the environment around us. Any change in climate parameters will therefore impart a change directly or indirectly on human well being.1 Objectives: 1.To assess the knowledge regarding climate change and its impact on health among people. 2. To find out the association between knowledge with their selected demographic variable. Participants: 100 People. Research Design: Probability simple random sampling technique. Interventions: Planned teaching program was given to people. Tool: Self-Structured Knowledge Questionnaire was used to assess the level of Knowledge among people. Results: In this study overall the highest percentage in the demographic data including the age group 66% (39-48), Gender 76% (Female), Religion 70 %( Hindu), Type of family 62% (Joint), Educational status 48% (Graduate), Occupation 38% (Unemployed), Monthly income 39% (Below 5000) Do you have any health history due to climate changes 90%(No) and awareness programme on climate changes 90% (No).09% of sample had poor knowledge score (0-8), 87% of them had average knowledge score (09-16) and 04% of them had good knowledge score(17-25) regarding climate change and its impact on health. Chi-square test used to associate the level of knowledge and attitude with selected demographic variable at 0.05 level of significant. Conclusion: The findings of the study revealed that people have average Knowledge regarding climate change and its impact on health.
Cite this article:
Dayalal Patidar, Chirag Patel. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Climate Change and it’s Impact on Health Among People of Selected Areas in Mehsana District. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):253-254. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00060.4
Dayalal Patidar, Chirag Patel. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Climate Change and it’s Impact on Health Among People of Selected Areas in Mehsana District. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):253-254. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00060.4 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-2-20
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