International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess the level of polythene utilization among adults in N.T.R Nagar Nellore
Latha P and Dr. Indira Arumugam
Background: Polythene is the most common plastic. The annual global production is around 80 million tones. It’s primary use is in packaging plastic bags, plastic films, geomembrances, containers including bottles etc. Many kinds at Polythene are known with most having the chemical formulas (C2H4) n Polythene usually a mixture at similar polymers at ethylene with various values.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the level of Polythene utilization in NTR Nagar among adults.
Objectives: 1. To assess the Polythene utilization in NTR Nagar among adults. 2. To find out the association between the levels of polythene utilization with selected socio demographic variables with selected socio demographic variables.
Methodology: 100 adults from NTR Nagar, Nellore were selected by using non probability convenient sampling technique.
Results: Regarding the level of polythene utilization, 79(79%) of them using polythene in moderate level and 21(21%) of them using polythene in excessive level.