International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)

Assess the knowledge regarding global warming impact on health among III Year B.Sc. nursing students in Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore


I Priyanka, Anjani Devi, Somesula Suchitra, Arumugam Indira

Background of the study: Global warming is all about adverse climate change caused by trapping of green house gases (CO2) in the earth atmosphere that affects biodiversity and causes a serious health hazards. Counter measures to facilitate living in hotter temperature like air conditioning and refrigeration will unfortunately consume more electricity from power plants that burn coal, releasing CO2. This will further spike global warming and have a seriously damaging influence on human health. External forces refer to processes external to the climate system that influence climate.
Objectives: To assess the Level of knowledge regarding Global warming and its impact on health among the III rd year B.Sc (N) students. To find the association between the level of knowledge regarding Global warming and its impact on health among III rd year B.Sc. (N) and with their selected Socio demographic variables.
Material and Method: The present study was conducted by using quantitative research approach and descriptive design was adopted. The Samples were selected by using non -probability convenience sampling technique.
Result and Discussion: Level of knowledge nursing students regarding global warming impact on health. Among 30 students 27(90%) has got ā€œDā€ grade and 3(10%) got C grade.
Conclusion: Majority of nursing students having inadequate knowledge regarding global warming impact on health having students are C grade 3(10%) & D grade 27(90%).
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I Priyanka, Anjani Devi, Somesula Suchitra, Arumugam Indira. Assess the knowledge regarding global warming impact on health among III Year B.Sc. nursing students in Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 307-310
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