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B. Tamilarasi, P. Kanagavalli, Y. Jayasleen

Keywords : Drug Non Compliance, hypertension, knowledge, attitude

Citation Information : Tamilarasi B, Kanagavalli P, Jayasleen Y. DRUG NON COMPLIANCE AMONG HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS.. 2019; 10 (2):27-30.

DOI: 10.5958/2249-3190.2019.00016.6

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-02-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Drug non compliance is preventable one by providing adequate knowledge regarding drug non compliance patients. Drug non compliance among hypertension patient leads to one lakh death per annum. The research was carried out to assess the effectiveness of STP on knowledge and attitude regarding drug non compliance among hypertensive patient. The research design adopted was pre experimental one group pre- test and post-test design. The study was conducted at primary health centre, Kundrathur Chennai. The study was conducted among 30 hypertensive patient. In pre test a set of question is given to answer and then experiment (STP) is given to the patient and again the same set of question is given to answer then both data is analysed to assess the effectiveness. The study concluded that STP is effective among hypertensive patient regarding drug non compliance on knowledge(t value was 2.78 which shows highly significant at P>0.001level) and attitude (t value is 3.68 which shows highly significant at P>0.001 level).

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