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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 1
First page : ( 41) Last page : ( 44)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00011.8

A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Structure Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Nutritional Deficiency among Adolescent girls in selected PU Colleges at Mysore

Mr. Lingaraju CM*, Mrs. Munirathna, Mrs. Mamatha

JS College of Nursing, MG Road, Mysuru, Karnataka

*Corresponding Author E-mail: lingarajucm2012@gmail.com

Online published on 16 March, 2019.


Adolescent is referred as an individual who is in teen age years and is in between childhood and adulthood. The beginning of the adolescence is marked by profound physical and physiological changes including rapid body growth, bone ossification, hormonal changes, and maturation of primary sex characteristics and development of secondary sex characteristics.


The objectives of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of an structure teaching programme regarding nutritional deficiency among adolescent girls in selected PU Colleges at Mysore.


The research design selected for this study was one group pre-test post test design. Non

Probability purposive sampling technique was adopted to select 40 adolescent girls in selected PU College's at Mysore.


Result revealed that an structure teaching programme on nutritional deficiency was effective in increasing the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding nutritional deficiency as evidenced by computed paired ‘t’ test which was statistically significant at 0.05 level of significance (t(39)= 2.05, p<0.05)


It was concluded that educational intervention was effective in enhancing the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding nutritional deficiency. Study finding also emphasizes the role of educational strategies to improve the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding nutritional deficiency.



Nutritional deficiency, effectiveness and structure teaching programme.


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