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A Comparative Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitudes regarding the Peptic Ulcer among the Paramedical Students and the Non Paramedical Students in Matha Memorial Education Trust. Manamadurai Tuluk, Sivagangai District

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 6)

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Page : 711-712

Keywords : Knowledge; Attitudes; Nurse; Peptic Ulcer;

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Since ages of food has been recognized as important for human beings in health disease. The history of man has been to a large extend struggle to obtain food, which increases emotional stress. Duodenal ulcers occur to 5 – 10 times more often than gastric ulcers. Peptic ulcers occur 4 times more commonly in men than in women. But the incidence in women seems to be increasing. At present Peptic Ulcer of the stomach and duodenum affects more than 10 million citizens of the United States and is most common in persons between 20 and 60 Years of age. Adolescent boys are also prone to develop ulcers. For healthy living human beings change their life style ie. , taking of alcohol, smoking, beverages, spicy, foods. Sometimes these adaptations are affecting the men’s health one of the illnesses peptic ulcer. Among 50 samples, the 25 samples of paramedical students had adequate and more knowledge regarding peptic ulcer. The remaining 25 samples of non-paramedical students had inadequate knowledge. The reason is that, their exposure to the particular knowledge about the disease is very less. We selected 50 respondents for our sampling.25 among the paramedical and 25 among the Non-paramedical students. The respondents of the sampling belong to various age, sex, and profession namely Paramedical and Non-paramedical, education, economic status and type of community, in which 84 % belong to 17 to 21 years of age 18 % belongs to 22 to 26 years of age. We got the following solution of X= 13.88 and Y= 10.21, from this test, we found the co-efficient of variation is much less in non-paramedical students (or) respondents than the paramedical students. The result of the study helps the Nursing students to conduct many type of research related to some topic in various aspects and under various settings.

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