The purpose of the quasi-experimental study was to examine the effect of a community educational offering on attendees’ knowledge of osteoporosis as measured by the Osteoporosis Knowledge Test. A statistical significant difference was noted between the pretest and post-test means (p = .000). The findings demonstrate that a brief educational session can increase knowledge regarding osteoporosis. Development of partnerships with community populations to provide opportunities for health education can be valuable in promoting healthy behaviors.
Abell, Cathy H.; Main, Maria E.; Blankenship, Maire M.; and Watkins, S. Renea
"Osteoporosis Education: Success in a Community Setting,"
International Journal of Faith Community Nursing: Vol. 5
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/ijfcn/vol5/iss1/1