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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing

P-ISSN: 2663-225X, E-ISSN: 2663-2268, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.3
International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
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2023, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A

Assessment of risk factors of stroke among clients attending medicine OPD, BSMC & H, Bankura, West Bengal

Rimashree Mondal, Lakshmi Pandit and Rahima Rahaman

A descriptive study was adopted on the assessment of risk factors of stroke among clients attending medicine OPD, BSMC&H, Bankura, and West Bengal with the objectives to assess the risk factors of stroke among clients attending medicine OPD, BSMC&H and to find out the association between the risk factors of stroke with the selected demographic variables. By non-probability convenience sampling, 180 clients were selected using a semi-structured interview schedule, structured interview schedule, bio-physiological measurement and perceived stress scale. The findings revealed that that 41.11% of clients with 40-50 years of age and 55% of clients were male, 41.78% of clients had a history of hypertension and 32.11% of clients taking antihypertensive medicine, 40.50% of clients has d family history of hypertension, 72.22% of clients had a moderate risk of stroke, 51.11% of clients had normal BMI and 42.22% clients with normal blood pressure without medicine and 72.78% clients with normal blood sugar level without medicine with 93.89% of clients had moderate stress. Statistically significant associations were found between risk factors of stroke with socio-economic class, hypertension with age, history of taking medicine, family history, between blood glucose with age, socioeconomic class, history of taking medicine, family history, level of stress with occupation, treatment of medical illness at 0.05 level of significance. The scope of generalization of findings were limited to the present study population and the study has implicated on nursing practice, education and research.
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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
How to cite this article:
Rimashree Mondal, Lakshmi Pandit, Rahima Rahaman. Assessment of risk factors of stroke among clients attending medicine OPD, BSMC & H, Bankura, West Bengal. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2023;5(2):22-28. DOI: 10.33545/surgicalnursing.2023.v5.i2a.134
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