Survey on Alzheimer's Disease Prevention in Xinjian District, Nanchang City
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Hui Qin, Simin Wang, Ni Yan, Jinsong Peng, Jianwu Xu and Yuliang Wang
Abstract: Objective: To find out the knowledge of residents in Xinjian District, Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province, about Alzheimer's disease and the specific conditions of related patients, to explore a feasible plan to prevent and alleviate Alzheimer's disease for residents in the area, to enhance their awareness of health management, and to improve their quality of life. Methods: Using a random sampling method, 181 general residents and 82 patients in Xinjian District, Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province, were randomly selected to conduct a questionnaire survey on related knowledge. Results: The survey showed that 90.96% of residents in Xinjian District were aware of the disease, but only 23.16% knew about its prevention, while 75.16% of healthy residents were worried about the possibility of developing the disease in the future. Conclusion: Residents in Xinjian District lack knowledge about the prevention of the disease, and it is necessary to strengthen the community and media education about the knowledge of the disease to improve the health management awareness of residents in Xinjian District for better prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease; Prevention Situation; Xinjian District