DESCRIPTIVE STUDY TO ASSESS THE BEHAVIOURAL RISK FACTORS OF NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AMONG ADULTS OF SELECTED COMMUNITY OF AMBALA, HARYANA.”
Author(s):
PAYAL SAINI, JYOTI PHOUGAT
Keywords:
Non-communicable diseases and behavioural risk factors
Abstract
Non-communicable disease also known as chronic disease, tend to be of long duration and are the results of a combination of genetics, physiological, environmental and behavioral factors. The main types of non-communicable diseases are cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes. Aim: A descriptive study to assess the behavioural risk factors of Non Communicable Diseases among adults in the Ambala ,Haryana. Objectives :To determine the risk behavioural risk factors for non NCDs among adults and to find the association of behavioural risk factors with selected demographical variables Methodology: Study was based on Quantitative approach was used and 230 samples were collected .Adults who were at the risk of developing behavioural NCD were included SPSS version 20 was used for statistical analysis . The analysis and interpretation of data is based on the data collected through a Cronbach alpha formula used to check the reliability of to assess the behavioural risk factors related a to NCDs among adults. The data was analysed ,tabulated, and interpreted with descriptive statistics. Major Findings: The people at high risk are 0%, moderate risk are 5.2% and at mild risk are 94.8%. And the variables like marital status,s moking status,types of types of family,area of resident,age group,do they consume alcohol, do they have a family history of NCDs of parents or siblings . Conclusion: adults have a mild behavioral risk factors related to NCDs
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Unique Paper ID: 154470

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 11

Page(s): 393 - 401
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