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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part C
A study to assess the morbidity profile and quality of life among home makers at Kondancherry Village

Dr. Tamilselvi D, Pragathi T, Nandhini R and Ganapathiram S

The World Health Organization has defined quality of life as an individual’s perception of their position in life in the context of culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns. It is broad-ranging concept affected in a complex way by the person’s physical health, psychological state, level of independence and social relationships, as well as their relationships to salient features of their environment. The research design for the study descriptive research design. Purposive sampling technique was used to select samples. Structured interview was used to collect background variable, Quality of life according to Whooql Scale and Morbidity profile. Data were collected by 70 from rural population at kondancherry. The result revealed that regarding age out of 70 sample 24(34%) samples were come under type age group of below 40 years, 27 (38%) were the age group of 40 – 60 years, 19 (27%) samples were under the age group of 60 – 80 years. Regarding gender 28 (40%) were the gender of male, 42 (60%) were the gender of female. Regarding educational qualification out of 70 sample 32 (45%) were no formal education. Regarding occupation out 0f 70 samples 31 (44%) were unemployed, 32 (45%) were skilled worker. Regarding marital status out 70 samples 37 (52%) were married. Regarding economic status out of 70 samples 34 (48%) were middle level. Regarding religion out of 70sample 43 (61%) were Christian. Regarding type of family out of 70 samples 49 (70) were belong to nuclear family. The morbidity profile shows epilepsy 7 (10%), depression 25 (36%), cataract 25 (36%), stye 10 (14%), asthma 14 (20%), tuberculosis 7(10%), whooping cough 15 (21%), hypertension 27 (38%), congenital heart failure 5 (7%), tooth decay 33 (47%), anemia 32 (45%), gastritis 17 (24%), diarrhoea 18 (25%), diabetic mellitus 22(31%), thyroid problem 27 (38%), joint pain 22 (31%),osteoporosis 21 (30%), hearing 20 (28%), locomotion 12 (17%), visual impairment 11(15%),speech 10(14%), accidents 7 (10%), injuries 4 (6%), poisoning 2 (3%).The quality life shows that the mean score for excellent 12.01, good 52.2, fair 4.97 and poor 2.58. Standard deviation for excellent 1.72, good 4.83, fair 7.04 and poor 5.72.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Tamilselvi D, Pragathi T, Nandhini R, Ganapathiram S. A study to assess the morbidity profile and quality of life among home makers at Kondancherry Village. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2020;2(2):146-149.
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