Title

Knowledge and preventive health behavior of traffic enforcers regarding heatstroke in the City of Imus, Cavite

Date of Completion

2-2018

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Heat Stroke, Police

Abstract

This study utilized the non-experimental, quantitative descriptive design. One hundred thirteen (113) traffic enforcers were chosen in the City of Imus using purposive sampling. A self-made questionnaire was utilized in data gathering. Data was analyzed through frequency distribution, percentage, mean, ANOVA, standard deviation and t-test. The study found out that, 1) Most of the respondents were 19-40 years old, high school graduate, 11 years and above in service and did not attend seminar regarding heatstroke; 2) Most of the respondents did not have enough knowledge regarding heatstroke; 3) Most of the respondents frequently have preventive health behavior; 4) There were no significant differences between the age, educational attainment, years of service and seminars attended in the knowledge of traffic enforcers regarding heatstroke; 5) There were no significant differences between the age, educational attainment, years of service and seminars attended in the preventive health behavior of traffic enforcers.

First Advisor

Roberto Lopez Cruz III

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