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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 4
First page : ( 372) Last page : ( 374)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00083.4

Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Health Education Programme Regarding Obesity among Adults Residing at Waghodia Taluka

Mr. Suresh V, Mrs. Patel Janki B, Kumari Sandhya*, Sonal Shukal, Shivangi Sharma, Hetal Suthariya, Sharma Sachin

Department of Mental Health Nursing, Sumandeep Nursing College, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia, Vadodara

*Corresponding Author's Email: s.kumari141214@gmail.com

Online published on 12 January, 2017.

Abstract

The study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured health education programme regarding obesity among adults residing at Waghodia taluka. The study was conducted in Waghodia taluka. Total samples were 60 and equally. Non probability purposive sampling technique was used. The research tool was developed in English after an extensive of literature and experts opinion it was translated in to Guajarati by language experts. The structured questionnaire was used as an instrument to measure the level of knowledge regarding obesity among adults residing at Waghodia taluka. The knowledge score of sample before administration of structured health education programme (pre test) shows that 37 (61.7%) respondents have moderately adequate knowledge, 17 (28.3%) have inadequate knowledge and 6 (10%) have adequate knowledge. According to the post test knowledge score after administration of structured health education programme 35 (58.3%) respondents have moderately adequate knowledge were 25 (41.7%) have adequate knowledge. Structured health education programme regarding obesity is effective. Chi-square test was calculated to find out the association between the demographic variables and the level of knowledge and it resulted there is association between the demographic variable and the level of knowledge regarding obesity among adults residing at Waghodia taluka.

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Keywords

Assess, Effectiveness, Structured, Health Education, Programme, Obesity and Adults.

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