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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 201) Last page : ( 205)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00047.7

A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding thyroid problems among adolescent girls

Ms. John Alan Mary1, Ms. Roy Arya1, Ms. Mohamed Ayisha1, Ms. John Deepa1, Ms. John Jincy1, Mrs. Lakshmi Jyothi2,*

1Third Year B. Sc. Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, Kerala

2Nursing Tutor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, Kerala

*Corresponding Author E-mail: jyothi.sreelal@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2020.

Abstract

The research project under took was to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding thyroid problem among adolescent girls in the selected school at Kollam. The objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge regarding thyroid problem among adolescent girls, to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding thyroid problems among adolescent girls, to find out the association between knowledge score regarding thyroid problems among adolescent girls and selected demographic variables. A quantitative research design was adopted for this study. The study was conducted among 60 adolescent girls in Infant Jesus Anglo Indian School, Kollam. In order to assess the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding thyroid problems, the study sample was selected by convenience sampling technique. The tool used for data collection consisted of demographicvariables and structured knowledge questionnaire. The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. The present study revealed that out of 60 samples 96.66% of adolescent girls had poor knowledge, 3.33% had average knowledge and no adolescent girls had good knowledge regarding thyroid problems in pretest. After a structured teaching programme 28.33% had good knowledge, 68.33% had average knowledge and 3.33% had poor knowledge. The present study shows that the mean posttest score was 14.55 (± 1.92) was greater than the mean pretest score 6.72 (±2.13). The ‘t’ test value was 27.93. So that structured teaching programme was effective to increasing the knowledge regarding thyroid problems among adolescent girls. There was significant association between knowledge and demographic variables like monthly income.

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Keywords

Effectiveness, structured teaching programme, knowledge, thyroidproblems, adolescent girls.

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