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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2021, Volume : 11, Issue : 1
First page : ( 113) Last page : ( 116)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00029.X

A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding water conservation among the people of Mehsana District

Dr. Patidar Dayalal D.1, Mr. Patidar Hemant2,*

1HOD of Community Health Department, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana

2Second year M.SC. Nursing student, Joitiba college of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana

*Corresponding Author Email: patidarhemant21@gmail.com

Online published on 27 April, 2021.

Abstract

Background

Water is necessary for survival, but some parts of the world have better access to clean, easily attainable water than others. In addition to variations in the geographical allocation of resources across the world, there can still be inequality even within each country.1 The Department of Water Resources’ 2018 Water Plan Update projects a future increase in urban water demand of between 1 million acre-feet per year to 7 million acre-feet per year by 2050, depending on population growth. 2.

Aims and Objective

To assess the Knowledge and attitude regarding water conservation among the people of Mehsana District. To evaluate the effect of planned Teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding water conservation among the people of Mehsana District. To find out the correlation of the knowledge and attitude regarding water conservation among the people of Mehsana District. To find out the association of the knowledge with their selected demographical variable. To find out the association of the attitude with their selected demographical variable.

Methods

A quantitative approach using pre experimental one group pre-test -post-test design. 100 people were selected using probability convenience sampling in Mehsana District. Planned teaching programme was given to the people residing in Mehsana District. Self-structure questionnaire will prepare and used to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding water conservation.

Results

In this study overall the highest percentage in the demographic data including the age group 48% (18-28), gender 58% (female), religion 91% (Hindu), marital status married (62%), family type 62% (joint), education status 48% (graduate and above), occupation 38% (unemployed), monthly income 39% (less than 5000), type of water used to drink 91% (R.O.), do you take any water conservation action 98% (no). Post-test knowledge mean score (15.4+2.22) was higher than the pre-test knowledge mean score (9.68+3.33). The calculated “T” value (32.79) was greater than the table value (1.98) at 0.05 level of significance. This indicates that the planned teaching programme is effective. Chi-square test to associate the level of knowledge and attitude selected demographic variable.

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Keywords

Assess effectiveness, Planned teaching programme, Knowledge, Attitude, And water conservation.

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