Assessment on Quality of Life among Obese Children

Anto Lincy, S (2016) Assessment on Quality of Life among Obese Children. Masters thesis, St. Xavier’s Catholic College of Nursing, Kanyakumari.

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Abstract

A descriptive study was to assess the quality of life among obese childrenin selected schools at Kanyakumari district.A descriptive design was adopted to assess the Quality of Life among obese children 33 samples were selected fromL.M.S Higher Second school Neyyoor and St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Thirithuvapuram to assess the Quality Of Life among obese children. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample. The prevalence ofobesity among children .Samples were collected from L.M.S Higher secondary school and St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School Thirithuvapuram. The total Number of student in L.M.S Higher Secondary School were 154.Out of 154 20 (12.98%) children were found obese .In St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School total Number of student 128. Out of 128 children 13 (10.15%) were found as obese .The prevalence of obesity among children was 12.17%.All the obese children 33(11.70%) were selected for the study as a sample. Represents Quality Of Life among obese children in this 5(15.15%) were Moderately satisfied , 20(60%) were slightly dissatisfied 7(22%,) were moderately dissatisfied . 1(3.03%) very dissatisfied. Represents Quality Of Life among obese children on health aspect, no one were very satisfied , 2(6.06%) Were moderately satisfied, 18 (54.54%) Were slightly dissatisfied, 9 (27.27%) Were moderately dissatisfied. 4(12.12%) Were dissatisfied. Represents Quality Of Life among obese children on family relationship 10(30%) were moderately satisfied, 16 (48.48%) Were slightly dissatisfied, 7(21.22%) Were moderately dissatisfied. Represents Quality Of Life among obese children on psycho social aspect, 6(18.18%) were Moderately satisfied , 17(51.51%) were slightly dissatisfied 9(27.27%,) were moderately dissatisfied . 1(3.03%) were Satisfied. The quality of life among obese childrenwas dietary pattern was the calculated value of grater then table value which indicator there is a significant association between quality of life among obese children with the selected demographic variables such as standard of education, sex, educational status of father, occupation of father, educational status of mother, family income per month, type of family, area of residence, pocket money per month, religion, likeness junk food,Place of taking ,time take junk food, Dietary pattern and medical illness. Hence hypothesis (H1) is accepted As per the study the researcher conclude that there was association between obese children and the quality of life.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Assessment ; Quality of Life ; Obese Children.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2017 05:17
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2018 12:23
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/2092

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