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Knowledge, awareness, and perception of coronary heart disease (CHD) among residents in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia

Sumaiyah Jamaludin, Thandar Soe and Jorani, Shuhadah and Saidi, Sanisah (2019) Knowledge, awareness, and perception of coronary heart disease (CHD) among residents in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. Enfermería Clínica. ISSN 1130-8621 (In Press)

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Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to determine the level of knowledge, awareness, and perception about CHD symptoms and risk factors among residents in Kuantan, Pahang. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted in 400 participants who presented at four shopping malls in Kuantan city. A convenient sampling method was used to recruit participants. A self-administered questionnaire was used in collecting data. Data were analyzed by using SPSS version 22.0. Results: Majority of the participants were Malays with mean age among 18---39 years old. Of the 400 participants, the majority had high knowledge of CHD poor awareness and poor perception of CHD. There was an association between socio-demographics and knowledge, awareness, and perception level towards CHD with p-value <0.05. Conclusion: These study findings indicated that public health promotion and intervention are needed in Kuantan, Pahang regards to knowledge and awareness of CHD symptoms and risk factors.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7449/73360
Uncontrolled Keywords: Awareness and perception, Coronary heart disease, Knowledge
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
R Medicine > RT Nursing > RT71 Study and Teaching
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Critical Care Nursing
Kulliyyah of Nursing
Depositing User: Miss Thandar Soe Sumaiyah Jamaludin
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2019 15:43
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2019 15:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/73360

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