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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2019, Volume : 9, Issue : 2
First page : ( 265) Last page : ( 266)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00056.9

Effectiveness of Structural Teaching Programme regarding knowledge of Passive smoking among adolescents in selected village Allinayankan Palayam, Namakkal District

Radha R.1,*, Ms. Deepalakshmi R2, Ms. Poova A2, Ms. Amala2, Ms. Sivagami S2, Ms. Sangeetha N2, Mr. Lakshmanan S2, Ms. Vinod Ashley. K.2, Ms. Janani J2

1Professor, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Namakkal District

2B. Sc. Nursing Students, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Namakkal District

*Corresponding Author Email: rradha.sakthiss@gmail.com

Online published on 15 May, 2019.

Abstract

Background

Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called second-hand smoke (SHS), or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), by persons other than the intended "active" smoker. It occurs when tobacco smoke permeates any environment, causing its inhalation by people within that environment. Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke causes disease, disability, and death.

Objective

To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding passive smoking among adolescents.

Methods

A one group pre test and post test pre experimental design was adopted for the study 15 adolescent boys and girls fulfilling inclusion criteria were selected by convenient sampling in Allinayankan palayam area at Namakkal district. A pretest was conducted by using knowledge questionnaires related to Passive smoking. Immediately after pretest STP was given to the adolescent boys and girls for 6day post test was conducted to assess the effectiveness of STP. Collected data was analyzed by using descriptive.

Result

In The paired ‘t’ test was calculated to analyze the effectiveness between pre and post test scores of adolescent boys and girls. The paired ‘t’ test value was 5.66 when compared to table value 2.15 is high. It seems that there is significant relationship between structured teaching programme and adolescent boys and girls.

Conclusion

The findings imply the need for education about Passive smoking among adolescents. Education should be extended management of Passive smoking and varies settings to be conducted.

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Keywords

Passive smoking, Second-hand smoke, Third-hand smoke Environmental tobacco smoke, Knowledge, Structured teaching programme, Mainstream smoke.

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