Author(s): Gepsi Jain, Nahomi Clement

Email(s): gepsijalan@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00097   

Address: Gepsi Jain1, Nahomi Clement2
1Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing Department.
2Principal, St. Thomas College of Nursing, Kattanam, Alappuzha.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
A quantitative research study was done to evaluate the effect of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding self management behaviour among type 2 Diabetes mellitus patients in prevention of Covid-19 at selected areas in Alappuzha district. The objectives were to assess the pretest level of knowledge regarding self management behaviour among type 2 Diabetes mellitus and to find out the association between knowledge regarding regarding self management behaviour among type 2 Diabetes mellitus patients in prevention of covid-19 at selected areas in Alappuzha district with selected demographic variables. The Quantitative research approach was selected with Quasi experimental one group pretest post test control group design. The study was conducted in type 2 Diabetes mellitus patients who have been diagnosed in 5 years at selected areas in Alappuzha district. 50 Samples were selected according to the non-probability convenient sampling techniques. Screening test was done for the population with screening criteria. Knowledge questionnaire was given for 50 type 2 Diabetes mellitus patients who have been diagnosed in 5 year. The study findings reveals that among 50 samples, majority (84%) of the subjects have good knowledge regarding self management behaviour in prevention of COVID 19 remaining 16% percentage have average knowledge and nobody had poor knowledge. The association between knowledge score with various demographic variables shows 0.05 level of significance and it shows there is no significant association between knowledge score and demographic variables like age, sex, religion, type of family, area of residence, education, occupation and income.


Cite this article:
Gepsi Jain, Nahomi Clement. A Study to assess the knowledge regarding self management behaviour among Type II Diabetes Mellitus patients in prevention of COVID-19 at selected area, Alappuzha District, Kerala, India. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(4):449-3. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00097

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Gepsi Jain, Nahomi Clement. A Study to assess the knowledge regarding self management behaviour among Type II Diabetes Mellitus patients in prevention of COVID-19 at selected area, Alappuzha District, Kerala, India. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(4):449-3. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00097   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-4-22


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