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Awareness On Risk Factors Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd) Among College Students

A.Akshaya .; V.Vishnu Priya; K. R . Don; R. Gayathri

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2681-2699

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease characterised by obstruction in the airflow which interferes with the normal breathing pattern. The World Health Organisation ( WHO ) announced COPD will be the third common cause for death by 2020. The objective of study is to assess the level of awareness of risk factors of COPD and its complications among college students. A Self structured questionnaire was circulated among 100 participants within university. This survey was done online using google forms link. The questions were designed in order to assess the knowledge about COPD and its risk factors. The results and responses were collected and analysed by using SPSS software. The findings from the study were represented in pie charts. In our study about 85% of individuals were aware that COPD is a respiratory disorder. 52% of participants know the difference between COPD and asthma. 58% of individuals were well aware of the signs and symptoms of COPD. From the survey conducted, the awareness and knowledge about risk factors and complications of COPD is found to be moderate. Further future studies and management programs may be conducted to create more awareness to the individuals.

Awareness On Effect Of Food In Habits Present Era Among The South Indian Population

M. Laksita; V. Vishnu Priya; A. Jothi Priya; R. Gayathri

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2756-2771

Global markets have increased the plethora of options available to Indian consumers. With the clear shift in consumer tastes and preferences, food companies have also capitalized on the same. The food processing industry forms an important segment of the Indian economy in terms of contribution to GDP, employment and investment, and is a major driver in the country's growth in the near future. The objective of this study is to create awareness in food habits in the present era among the South Indian population. A well structured questionnaire was administered to the participants through an online survey link. The responses were analysed through descriptive statistics using SPSS software. The results depicted that, majority of participants were aware and had knowledge about the effect of food habits in their daily diet. There is a shift from opting to eat at home to opting to eat out. Also interestingly awareness about harmful effects of processed foods was high but the reason for consumption was attributed primarily to ease of purchase. Nutrition education for adolescents and parents is needed to promote healthy eating. Health Authorities should strengthen the monitoring of food intake and its association with overweight/obesity.

AWARENESS ON IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON KNOWLEDGE ENHANCEMENT AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

Thana Lakshme. P.S; Vishnu Priya .V; Gayathri. R; Kavitha. S

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2140-2154

Technology, actually the application of knowledge on practical skills. Technology has owned the entire world with its accessibility and advancement. This technology had changed the education process not in what to learn but also in the way of learning.It had led to development of education, skills, communication and attitudes towards the future environment. Acquiring knowledge is a process not a product and this process is taken over by technological development. This study aims to create awareness on the impact of technology in knowledge enhancement among college students. It comprises a small population size of 110 participants. A self structured questionnaire involving their personal view on technology and its impact and the awareness they have on technology was distributed to the targeted population. The data were collected, analysed and presented as pie charts. Then arriving at conclusion, technology though possess negative impacts made a greater positive impact on knowledge and education.

Preference Of Reading Novels Over Watching Movies Among Younger Generation - A Survey

Yoshita Guntupalli; V. Vishnu Priya; Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj; R. Gayathri

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2700-2719

Entertainment is considered very important in today’s world. There can be many forms of entertainment such as going out shopping, eating out, amusement parks, going to the theatres, etc. But the most common forms of entertainment are movies and books. Books have been a classic form of entertainment for a long time while movies are relatively more recent. The aim of this survey is to find out whether reading is as prevalent as it used to be among the younger generation and whether it is more prevalent over movie watching habits or not. A well structured questionnaire was prepared comprising 15 questions and was circulated on an online platform among participants. The results were then collected and analysed statistically. It was found that the habit of book reading was still quite prevalent among teens. Movies are also preferred by many. Both were activities which were done by teens during their leisure. Reading is a hobby pursued by many teens. However it is the lack of time in their busy schedules which makes them resort to a quicker way out of books - watching movies. Classes, tuitions, coaching, homework, assignments, exams,etc., rob teens of their time to read. Many say that they love to read during the little free time they get. More awareness may be created in schools to inculcate the reading habit in children.

BEING PRODUCTIVE IN COMPLETE ISOLATION - A SURVEY

Nandini. P; Dr. Ganesh Lakshmanan; Dr .S . Gheena

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 1322-1329

In 2019 -2020 coronavirus is a major public health issue and self-isolation is among the best suggestions to reduce the spread of the virus.COVID-19 is a communicable disease caused by a newly discovered virus named ‘coronavirus’ which is rapidly spreading all around the world. The coronavirus pandemic is being, with physicians seen as the frontline soldiers with the war against the disease. COVID-19 infected people are experiencing mild to moderate respiratory disorder and they are getting recovered without requiring special treatment but for some, it is a fatal outcome. As a mitigatory measure, lockdown is imposed by most of the governments. The main aim of this study is about the public perception of being productive during the lockdown. A self-structured questionnaire was distributed through google forms linked to 100 individuals of the general population of India. The questionnaire was studied carefully and answers were marked by the participants. The results were collected and the data were analysed using SPSS software version 20. The majority of Indian population are aware of COVID -19 and that they know the density of medical support. The overall accept lockdown as a necessary measure. Most of them know about the COVID -19 outbreak associated with the population around the world. 90% of the participants know the outbreak of coronavirus and the advantages of being isolated. The results of this survey concluded that in India people are aware and they know how to be productive during this isolation period. The study shows that being productive can make people do more things and be creative and learn more things.

AWARENESS ON RENEWABLE ENERGY AMONG GENERAL POPULATION - A SURVEY

Sachin Aditya; Vishnu Priya. V; Kavitha. S .; R. Gayathri

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2824-2841

Heavy dependence of fossil fuels among people contributes to GHG emissions and air pollution. This survey assesses the awareness of renewable energy sources among the general population. Various factors and benefits of switching back to renewable energy sources includes reduction in atmospheric pollution and saving from monthly energy bills can be done if solar energy was used instead of electrical energy. With the advancement of smart technologies conversion of renewable energy from one source to another became easier, This study consists of structured questionnaires administered to participants through online google forms link. The data was collected and statistically analysed using SPSS software. The people were aware of the benefits of renewable energy, they needed to educate the society regarding the prevention of environment pollution by switching to renewable energy sources consumption. The association between groups was assessed by Chi Square test where p < 0.05 was considered statistically significant. This study concludes that there is awareness upto a certain extent among people on renewable energy sources. Even though not significant, the majority of the 15 to 20 years aged study population knows better about renewable energy than the other age groups. The awareness about the benefits of renewable energy is required for a better future.

AWARENESS ABOUT THE RISK FACTOR AND COMPLICATIONS OF DENGUE VIRUS AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS - A SURVEY

Raja kumar; Jothi Priya; V. Vishnu Priya; Lakshminarayanan Arivarasu

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2307-2321

Dengue is especially affecting the tropic and subtropic regions of the planet . It's mainly caused by Dengue, a member of Family Flaviviridae. Four serotypes of Dengue are DENV1, DENV2, DENV3 and DENV4. 67,000 people are diagnosed by Dengue and it's been reported by NVBPCP. The aim of this study is to make awareness on risk factors and complications of Dengue virus among college students .The Survey on awareness about the danger factor and complications of Dengue virus among college students was conducted employing a google form link. We've distributed our survey among 100 college students. Then , we used a sampling method. Also, we've used statistical software as SPSS for our data. 59.05 % agreed that they're conscious of Dengue virus, 40.95% are still not aware . 58.10 % agreed that it had been transmitted by files, 27.62 % responded thanks to mosquitoes, 11.43 % responded thanks to Aedes mosquito, 2.86 % responded and still don’ t know. Awareness camps , social media , workshops , seminars could also be conducted to make awareness of risk factors and complications of Dengue virus among college students.

AWARENESS ON DIGITAL EDUCATIONAL TOOLS FOR VIRTUAL TEACHING AND INTERACTIVE LEARNING - A QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY

L.Sai Charan; Dr.Keerthi Sasanka; Dr. V. Vishnu Priya

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 764-771

Online tools refers to any program, app, or technology that can be used via an internet connection and and hence teachers ability to present information. The paper examines the usefulness of the internet as a tool for interactive learning, teaching and research. It further exhibits the level of satisfaction of students and their perception towards online tools and online classes. Survey research method was employed. Questionnaire was the main instrument utilised for data collection. The findings of the study shows that most of the students are pretty much satisfied with present online tools, but still there is a need for a bit of improvement. The aim of this study was about enhancing the quality of learning and teaching. Meet the learning style or needs of students, improve user accessibility and time flexibility to engage learners in the online learning process.A study was carried out by using multiple-choice structured questionnaire among 114 students, the questionnaire was prepared in such a way that we can assess the attitude, their perception and awareness towards online tools and online classes. The data was collected and statistically analysed. Results showed that within the limitations of the study, most of the students are pretty much satisfied with the present online tools and online classes but still definitely there is a need of improvement of online classes and the interaction between students and the teacher .Our findings of the study proved that majority of the students are satisfied with the present online tools for teaching and learning, but they’re expecting improvisation in future

Knowledge And Awareness On Mental Health Of Students During Quarantine Period

Kaviyaselvi Gurumurthy; V. Vishnu Priya; K. R. Don; R. Gayathri

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2644-2664

Coronavirus, a deadly virus caused an unimaginable pandemic across the globe and in order to limit its spread the lockdown and quarantine initiative was introduced. The mental health of students generally refers to the complete mental well-being and the absence of any mental disorders. This pandemic caused a major fluctuation in mental attitudes and anxiety levels of students. The main aim of this study was to analyze the attitude of students in relation to the quarantine and the mental health of students during the lockdown period. A self administered questionnaire was prepared and circulated. The results were obtained and statistically analysed using SPSS software with a version of 22 and the statistical test used was descriptive statistics. It was found that the majority of students had no change in relationship between friends and family and were able to counteract boredom and laugh every single day of the quarantine. The study concluded that the quarantine period had an effect on attitude and anger levels of students. Teenagers were physically and psychologically affected by the quarantine due to lack of socialization and however proved to be addicted to social media which had a deteriorating rating impact on the quality of life.