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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2015, Volume : 5, Issue : 1
First page : ( 42) Last page : ( 44)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00010.5

Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Prevention and Control of ill Effects of Tobacco Chewing among Adolescent Boys in Selected Pre-University Colleges of Belgaum City, Karnataka

Pattan AD1,*, Moreshwar S2, Raddi SA3

1Lecturer, Department of Community Health Nursing, KLEU Institute of Nursing Sciences, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum

2Associate Professor and HOD, Community Health Nursing, KLEU Institute of Nursing Sciences, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum-590010, Karnataka, India

3Professor and Principal, Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, KLEU Institute of Nursing Sciences, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum-590010, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author Email: abhay.pattan@gmail.com

Abstract

A study was conducted on 120 Pre-university adolescent boys in selected colleges of Belgaum city, to assess their knowledge regarding prevention and control of ill effects of tobacco chewing among adolescent boys. The objectives of the study was To evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention and control of ill effects of tobacco chewing and also associate the knowledge of pre-university adolescent boys with selected socio demographic variables. Experimental type of one group pre test and post test design is chosen for conducting this study. The data was analyzed in terms of descriptive and inferential statistics. The study finding revealed that 111 (92.2%) posses good knowledge, 9 (7.5%) pre-university adolescent boys has average knowledge and none was found to be poor knowledge. There was significant gain in knowledge of pre university adolescent boys and is statistically significant at p<0.005 level of significance. There was significant association between educational status of the father and occupation of the father and pre test knowledge score.

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Keywords

Planned Teaching Programme (PTP), adolescent boys, ill effects.

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