A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge regarding Typhoid fever and its prevention among high school Students at selected Schools of Bareilly
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Typhoid is a bacterial disease transmitted by food or water contaminated with the bacteria Salmonella Typhi. If you eat or drink something that is contaminated then the bacteria is able to enter your body. It travels throughout your body to get to the bloodstream where it can then reach your gallbladder, liver, spleen and other parts of your body. It is most prevalent in developing countries that tend to be unsanitary but can be brought into developed countries by international travelers.
Pre experimental one group pre test-post test design was used to conduct study among 60 high school student. Probability Simple random technique was used collect the data, Structured Knowledge Questionnaire tool was used.
Most of the high school students 35(58.35%) were from urban areas. Most of the student's fathers 30(50%) were graduate. Most of the student's mother 40(66.6%) were graduate. Most of the student's father's 24(40%) were in private job. Majority of the student's 35(58.33%) have family income more than ₨ 20000. Majority of student's 45 (75%) drink ground water, and lives 60 (100%) in hostel The overall pretest knowledge score of the high school students reveals that a majority of high school students 50(83.3%) have average knowledge, 07(11.6%) have good knowledge and 0 (0%) have poor knowledge. Where as in post-test, 09(15%) have good knowledge, 40(80%) have average knowledge and 07(11.66%) have poor knowledge.
Structured teaching program was effective in enhancing and upgrading the knowledge of high school students regarding typhoid fever and its prevention.
Waterborne diseases, Typhoid fever, interpretation.