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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2016, Volume : 6, Issue : 1
First page : ( 53) Last page : ( 60)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2016.00011.2

The Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Ill effects of alcoholism among auto-rickshaw drivers.

Mr. Hegade Kiran N1, Mr. Nandagaon Veereshkumar2

1Senior Tutor, K.L.E. University's Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belgavi, Karnataka

2Asst. Professor, K.L.E.University's Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belgavi, Karnataka

*Corresponding Author Email: kiranhegdebgm@gmail.com

Online published on 18 April, 2016.


The objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge regarding ill effects of alcoholism among autorickshaw drivers as measured by structured questionnaire, to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding ill effect of alcoholism among auto-rickshaw drivers, to find out an association between pre-test knowledge scores with selected demographic variables. The study was conducted using pre experimental: one group pre-test post-test design. Demographic variables analyzed for the study were age, religion, residence, marital status, type of family, education, income, years of driving auto-rickshaw, consumed alcohol, information regarding ill effects of alcoholism. The study was conducted on sample of 60 Auto-rickshaw drivers Belgaum city, Karnataka. Data collection was through structured knowledge questionnaire. Data obtained were tabulated and analyzed in terms of objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study findings showed that there is increase in post test knowledge scores regarding ill effects of alcoholism compared to pre test knowledge scores. The study concluded that the Structured Teaching Programme on ill effects of alcoholism was an effective method for providing average knowledge to good knowledge and help auto-rickshaw drivers to enhance their knowledge regarding ill effects of alcoholism.



Knowledge, Auto-rickshaw drivers, Ill effects of alcoholism.


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