54th World Congress on Nursing and Health Care
Far Eastern University, Philippines
Title: The formulation of nesting theory among primary caregivers towards schoolers with technology-induced juvenile obesity
Biography: Jocelyn B. Hipona
This study aims to recognize the different support of primary caregivers of school age children with technology-induced juvenile obesity. It is imperative to find out and analyze the major factors that contribute to child obesity as early as now to avoid developing the risk at an early age. A qualitative research, which is phenomenological approach, was utilized in this study to ascertain the support of primary care giver of school age with technology-induced juvenile obesity ranges from six to twelve years old that determine their knowledge to the disease, perceived risk factors and health beliefs. There are five (5) key informants that were involved in this study and the result was qualitatively analyzed through cool and warm analysis. Seven (7) interesting classifications were transpired, recognizing the different kinds of support given by primary caregiver towards their technology-induced juvenile obese children classified as: protecting, pampering, projecting, percepting, precepting, pretending and persevering. The study formulated a theory of seven (7) Ps of support (nest support) among primary caregivers towards schoolers with technology-induced juvenile obesity.