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A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Health Education Programme on Management of Hypertension for Hypertensive Clients in Terms of Knowledge, Compliance and Life Style in Khan Ahmedpur Village of District Ambala, Haryana

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.4, No. 2)

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Page : 1258-1261

Keywords : Effectiveness; Health Education Programme; Management of Hypertension; Knowledge; Hypertensive Clients; Compliance; Life Style;

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An experiment study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of health education programme on management of hypertension for hypertensive client in terms of knowledge, compliance and life style in Khan Ahmedpur village of district Ambala, Haryana. A sample comprised of 30 hypertensive clients were selected purposively. The tools used for data collection were structured knowledge interview schedule, compliance rating scale and life style rating scale. Data analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Finding of the study revealed that mean post test knowledge scores was significantly higher than the mean pre test knowledge scores, the mean post test compliance scores was significantly higher than the mean pre test compliance scores and the mean post test life style was significantly higher than the mean pre test life style scores of hypertensive clients. There was no significant association of post test knowledge, compliance and life style scores of subjects irrespective of demographic variables of hypertensive clients. Study concluded that the health education programme was effective in terms of enhancing knowledge, compliance and life style of hypertensive clients.

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