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FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO HIGH PREVALENCE OF HYPERTENSION AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING CHUKA COUNTY REFERRAL HOSPITAL IN THARAKA NITHI COUNTY. BY: MOONWA N. KEVIN HB1/16071/14 RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NURSING , CHUKA UNIVERSITY IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT FOR THE AWARD OF A DEGREE IN BACHELOR OF SCIENCE ( NURSING). CHUKA UNIVERSITY AUGUST 2018 1
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DECLARATION AND APPROVAL Declaration I hereby declare that this research report is my original work and has not been submitted as credit for academic qualification(s) by any other student to any institution. To the best of my knowledge, the work does not contain the materials that were previously written or published by another person except only where the references are made. Name: Moonwa N. Kevin Signature…………………. Date…………………………. Approval The undersigned certify that they have read and recommended to the Department of nursing for acceptance of the research entitled; Factors Contributing to high Prevalence of Hypertension among patients attending chuka county Referral Hospital in Tharaka Nithi County Supervisor Mr. Joshua Mwangi Kabugi lecturer, department of nursing Chuka University Sign………………… Date………………….. 2
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DEDICATION I dedicate this work to my loving parents Mr. Robinson Moonwa Maosa and Mrs. Jackline Nyamoita Moonwa for their love and support, morally and financially. To my sister Charity Nyakara Moonwa, my brother Felix Maosa Moonwa and my aunt Emily Kerubo and my beloved friend Vincent Sibwoga and and all my group members for their support, enthusiastic motivation, tireless support and understanding during the research period . 3
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RELEASE OF AUTHORITY Name of author : Moonwa N. Kevin Tittle : A study on factors contributing to high prevalence of Hypertension among patients attending chuka county referral hospital Credentials : Bachelor of science in nursing (BsCN). Year of presentation : 2018 Permission is hereby granted to chuka university library to reproduce copies from my research work for education use only. The author reserves the publication rights and dissertation should not be printed or produced in any form without the author’s permission. Signature………………………………… Date……………………………………… Permanent address Moonwa n. kevin P.O.BOX 11, 40200 Kisii. Cell phone : 0712189837 E-mail : [email protected] 4
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to express my deepest gratitude to all those who contributed in turning this document into a finished product. I am also grateful to my research supervisor Mr. Joshua Mwangi for his guidance that facilitated this study. I gladly wish to extend my sincere gratitude to my colleagues, 2018 class of nursing and the entire staff of nursing department, chuka university for their tireless support.
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