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A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude among Adults Regarding Selected Herbal Remedies at Selected Urban Areas of Kodigehalli

Aneesh Chandran


The study adopted a descriptive survey approach to assess the knowledge and attitude among adults regarding selected herbal remedies. The sample size is 100 adults. The tool consists of three sections: section 1 consists of a self-administered structured demographic questionnaire, section 2 consists of a self-administered structured knowledge questionnaire, and section 3 consists of checklist attitude scale. The study was conducted at selected urban area of Kodigehalli, Bangalore. Out of 100 samples, the majority of the samples had moderate knowledge and minority of samples had low knowledge. Majority of the samples had neutral attitude whereas minority of samples had favorable attitude. The study findings shows that there is significant association of knowledge scores with selected demographic variables such as age, education, religion, type of family occupation and dietary habits. The study findings shows that there is significant association of attitude score with selected demographic variables such as education, occupation of adults and family income per month.


Knowledge, attitude, herbal remedies, adult, medicinal plants

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