The study aims to investigate the
questionnaire survey bases the how many people
knowledge and awareness of glaucoma among adult
patient in rural and urban area in Raipur.
Methods: This was a prospective question bases
observational community-based study involving 117
Results: Total number of subjects with glaucoma
awareness and knowledge screened were 117 people. The
selected sample the age group of 40 above. Aware
10(12.77), knowledge 8(16.66),and not aware and
knowledge 47(35.55) in rural area. Awareness and
knowledge of people with glaucoma in our study
population were Aware 13(10.22), knowledge 22(13.33),
not aware and knowledge 17(28.44) in urban area. 117
people participated in our study.
Conclusion: The position of awareness and knowledge of
glaucoma in our research project was more for
community based health education progression people
not aware and knowledge of glaucoma or middle people
are knowledge of glaucoma but less people are aware of
glaucoma so our data suggest the need the level of
awareness and knowledge about glaucoma and thus
decreases irreversible blindness due to the glaucoma.
Keywords : Glaucoma Awareness, Knowledge Rural and Urban Population Based Study