“A Study to Assess the Visual Acuity Status and Effectiveness of Education Program on Healthy Lifestyle Practice (Hlsp) to Maintain Normal Vision Among Secondary School Going Students. Moradabad, Up.”

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Satish Prajapati
Kamaldeep Kaur


One of the most vital Organs is the eye. According to the findings, visual pathways account for 80% of the information or equivalent we obtain coming from the outside. The quality of life has been affected by vision loss. The most frequent clinical assessment of vision is quite rudimentary and restricted, yet it is extremely essential to everyone.  Method: The study was conducted in selected school of Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh.  The sample consisted of 80 school going students. Data was collected using purposive Sampling technique. Pre-test was given using structured Knowledge Questionnaire and Assess visual acuity status with Snellen chart. Result: Reveals the comparison of overall pre test and post test Mean Knowledge on regarding healthy life style practice to maintain normal vision among students. Knowledge of the mean of the pre-test was37.1% where the mean knowledge of posttest was 81.25% respectively. The statistical paired 't' test resulted in a result of 25.286*, which shows a substantial improvement in knowledge score from the pretest to the post-test at a level of significance of p >.005, showing the efficacy of a systematic training programmed regarding the practice of a healthy lifestyle to retainnormal eyesight in the post test.

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Parul, Prajapati, S. ., & Kaur, K. . (2023). “A Study to Assess the Visual Acuity Status and Effectiveness of Education Program on Healthy Lifestyle Practice (Hlsp) to Maintain Normal Vision Among Secondary School Going Students. Moradabad, Up.”. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(2), 1484–1491. Retrieved from https://www.jclmm.com/index.php/journal/article/view/1189


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