Assessment of Passive Smoking Exposure among Adults Population in a Selected Urban Community Area Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Shruthi P.1, William Raj N.1, Ranjith S.1, Nandha Gopal K.1, Manjila J.2
Keywords: Passive smoking, Exposure, Adult.

Abstract

Assessment of passive smoking exposure among adults population in a selected urban community area,
Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. The objectives are to assess the passive smoking exposure among
adults population in a selected urban community area, To associate the passive smoking exposure with
demographic variables in selected community area. Purposive sampling technique was used to select 96
samples. The data were collected by using passive smoking exposure scale. The collected data were tabulated
and analyzed. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used. The result showed that 51% of passive smoking
exposure on adequate knowledge where as 43.75% of passive smoking exposure on moderate knowledge
where as 5.2% of passive smoking exposure on inadequate knowledge. P value is S=Significant of gender is
p=0.17, educational status is p=0.31, occupation is p=0.95. NS=Non Significant of age is p=0.92,residence
is p=0.92.

Author Biography

Shruthi P.1, William Raj N.1, Ranjith S.1, Nandha Gopal K.1, Manjila J.2

1B.Sc. Nursing IV Year Student, Chettinad College of Nursing, 2Guide, M.Sc. Nursing, Assistant Professor,
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of Research and
Education, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
Shruthi P.1, William Raj N.1, Ranjith S.1, Nandha Gopal K.1, Manjila J.2. (2020). Assessment of Passive Smoking Exposure among Adults Population in a Selected Urban Community Area Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 193-195. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1096