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International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research

International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research (IJBHR)

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  • Impact of job Stress and Emotional Intelligence on Work-life Balance: A Study Among Indian Nurses   Order a copy of this article
    by Shivani Sharma, Parul Saxena 
    Abstract: Emotional intelligence and job stress are two different phenomena but playing an important role in work-life balance of individuals To recognize own and other people?s emotions and make intelligence choices is known as Emotional intelligence Stress is a situation which is demanding and threatening because of external environment The employees of healthcare sector are facing intense demand of work which lead to job stress and affect their personal and professional life This study is an attempt to identify the association and impact of job stress and emotional intelligence on work-life balance of nurses This is a descriptive study and sample consist of 115 nurses from Delhi/NCR region. The findings reveal that job stress and emotional intelligence both have a significant relation and impact on work- life balance of nurses. Further the data findings conclude that emotional intelligence is highly corelated to work life balance.
    Keywords: Emotional intelligence; healthcare; job stress; nurses; and work life balance.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBHR.2022.10048647
     
  • Air Quality Data Interpreting in Delhi, NCR Region and Effect of Agnihotra on it: Extracting Knowledge for Sustainable Society and Holistic Development   Order a copy of this article
    by Rohit Rastogi, Rohan Tyagi, Yash Rastogi, Tribhuvan Mishra, Vaishnavi Mishra, Sawan Kumar 
    Abstract: Particulate Matter (PM-10) and (PM-2 5), Ozone (O3), Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), Carbon Monoxide (CO), Lead (Pb) and Ammonia (NH3) are the parameters on which Air Quality Index (AQI) depends AQI can be determined by various devices, higher the AQI value greater will be the air pollution and higher will be the health issues Air pollution causes health problems including Lung damage, wheezing, chest pain, respiratory disease such as asthma Over population can be seen as the major cause for environmental pollution Since Vedic era, Yajna and Mantras are being used for numerous benefits including treatment of illness, purification of atmosphere, Yana ash as an effective fertilizer According to research, the issue of Air pollution is more in developing countries rather than in developed countries The authors’ team performed the Yajna and Mantra and found that there is a major difference in AQI level.
    Keywords: AQI; PM 2.5; PM 10; Climate Change; Yajna; Mantra; Human Health; Economic Growth; Knowledge Management; Knowledge Pyramid; Sustainable Society; Knowledge Levels and Extractions.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBHR.2022.10049726
     
  • PREDICTORS OF VIOLENT SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR OF ADOLESCENTS IN AFRICA: IMPLICATION FOR COUNSELLING.   Order a copy of this article
    by Babatunde Ogunwuyi, Sunday Adeola Ajagbe 
    Abstract: This study investigated the influence of sexual content on social media information in the violent sexual behaviour of adolescents in Africa The study is anchored by the social learning theory of Bandura in which learning by imitation is emphasized Total enumeration was adopted for the study since the population was accessible to the researchers Media Influence Scale (r= 0 79) and Violent Sexual Behaviour Scale (r= 0 82) were used for data collection while frequency counts, percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test and Pearson product statistics were used for data analysis It was shown from the results that there was no significant difference between male and female adolescents’ violent sexual (Crit-t = 1 96, Cal t = - 978, DF = 93, p (331) > 05 and that of adolescents from monogamous. Then, positive significant relationship existed between media factors and adolescents violent sexual behaviour in Africa (r = .355, n= 95, p (.000) < 0.05).
    Keywords: Gender; family type; social media contents; violent and sexual behavior; Prediction in adolescents; Social learning theory.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBHR.2022.10049881
     
  • Trust in institutions, perceived benefits, risk perception, and people’s intention to get a COVID-19 vaccine   Order a copy of this article
    by Verra Verra, Ardion Beldad 
    Abstract: COVID-19 vaccine could end the current pandemic through optimum uptakes to create herd immunity. Hence, it is critical to understand the predictors of people’s intention to acquire a vaccine. To determine the factors influencing COVID-19 vaccine uptake in Jakarta, Indonesia, an online survey with 378 adults in the Special Capital Region of Jakarta was implemented. Results of hierarchical regression analysis reveals that 54% of the variance of the COVID-19 vaccination intention is explained by four predictors, namely trust in vaccine manufacturers, the perceived benefits of COVID-19 vaccination, beliefs in COVID-19 conspiracy theories, and concerns about the side effects of COVID-19 vaccination. Trust in various institutions (eg national government, health experts, and mass media) and concerns shared by people within one's network did not significantly influence vaccination intention. Results of the study confirm the value of trust in vaccine manufacturers, and perceived benefits and risks of vaccination for people’s vaccination.
    Keywords: COVID-19; trust in institutions; vaccination; perceived benefits; vaccine side effects; Indonesia.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBHR.2022.10050053
     
  • Assessing Cigarette Smoking Levels of Intensity among Californian’s Adults   Order a copy of this article
    by Salome Mshigeni, Anhthu Nguyen, Julian Sacdalan 
    Abstract: This study assessed the prevalence of cigarette smoking by demographic characteristics. We conducted interactions between gender and race/ethnicity, and ones smoking status. We utilised secondary data comprised of 22,160 participants. Multinomial logistic regression was conducted to predict the probability of participants level of smoking intensity. Majority were non-smokers (93.1%), majority were female (51.2%). Many had a bachelors degree (23.9%) or some college, or an associate degree (22.8%). Many participants (59.8%) were married/living with a partner, and (25.7%) were single. Most participants spoke English (55.4%) and the largest race/ethnic groups were White (40.2%) followed by Latinos (21.8%). Age distribution was: 18 to 29-year-olds (22.9%), 30 to 39-year-olds (17.6%) and 40 to 49-year-old (16.2%). Findings suggest that ones demographics characteristics do play a role in smoking levels. Hence, public health efforts should create evidence-based interventions that fit each group to reduce disparities among smokers in California.
    Keywords: Cigarette; Smoking; Intensity; Levels; Demographics; Disparities.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBHR.2022.10050305
     
  • What factors influence consumer overconsumption of food An investigation from Dhaka during the Covid19 Pandemic.   Order a copy of this article
    by Tanveer Kabir, Nurun Naher Popy, M. Sayeed Alam 
    Abstract: With the emergence of the ongoing pandemic more and more people in Dhaka, Bangladesh have been made accustomed to remain within the confines of their homes. Households in Dhaka have contemporized the idea of working, studying and even shopping through online mediums. Numerous studies show a correlation between spending significantly long time indoors and consumer overconsumption, eventually leading up to an increase in cases of obesity. This study aims to find out the different factors that might influence consumer overconsumption behavior during the pandemic from the perspective of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    Keywords: Social media; Overconsumption; Obesity; Online delivery; Psychology; Dhaka.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBHR.2022.10050751