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Volume 5 Issue 12
December-2018
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR1812C06

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A study to assess the Knowledge on Global Warming among general public at Alandur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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2349-5162

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"A study to assess the Knowledge on Global Warming among general public at Alandur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no.48-55, December-2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812C06.pdf

Abstract

The study aimed to assess the level of knowledge on global warming among general public at Alandur, Chennai. A quantitative non experimental survey research design was used. The study was conducted at Alandur, located within 20 km radius from Meenakshi College of Nursing. The Target population was 1000, out of which 500 (both male & female) constituted the study sample. Convenient Sampling technique was used to select the sample. The data collection tool consisted of a structured questionnaire comprising 15 multiple choice questions to assess the knowledge on global warming. The tool was validated by subject experts from the field of community medicine and ecologist. The reliability of the tool was established by test and re-test method (r=0.93).Pilot study was conducted at Avadi, Chennai among 100 residents, which revealed the feasibility to proceed with the main study. Data was collected over a period of three months. The collected data was tabulated, analysed and interpreted by using descriptive statistics. The overall finding of the study reveals inadequate knowledge of the general public on global warming.

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Knowledge, Global warming, General public.

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"A study to assess the Knowledge on Global Warming among general public at Alandur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp48-55, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812C06.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1812C06
Registration ID: 194640
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 12 | Year December-2018
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Page No: 48-55
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"A study to assess the Knowledge on Global Warming among general public at Alandur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp48-55, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812C06.pdf




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