Hypertension awareness and perception: Health Education Implication on prevention and control among rural dwellers, South East Nigeria

  title={Hypertension awareness and perception: Health Education Implication on prevention and control among rural dwellers, South East Nigeria},
  author={Osuala Eunice Ogonna},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Nursing and health Science},
Awareness, knowledge and attitude about hypertension have been indicated to influence practice of healthy lifestyle which has implications for hypertension prevention and control. Awareness of predisposing factors of a disease and the people’s perception of its seriousness informs their decision on whether or not to adopt preventive measures. This study was designed to assess the effects of a Community Health Nurse-Led Intervention (CHNI) on awareness and perception of residents of Isunjaba… 

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