A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Complications of Hypertension Among Hypertensive Patients of Selected Hospitals of Moodbidri with a View to Provide an Informational Pamphlet

YathiKumaraSwamy Gowda


Hypertension is one of the major public health problems and is prevalent all over the world. It is emerging as an important cause for morbidity and mortality in adults. Methodology: The research design selected for this study is non experimental descriptive survey design. 60 hypertensive patients were selected by non-probability purposive sampling technique. The study was conducted in selected hospitals of Moodbidri. The instrument used for the study was structured interview schedule. Results: The result showed that among hypertensive patients  70% acquired good knowledge, 28.33% had average, and only 1.67% acquired very good knowledge

Keywords: Knowledge, Hypertension, informational pamphlet

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