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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2019, Volume : 9, Issue : 2
First page : ( 213) Last page : ( 219)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00045.4

Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Knowledge of Primary School Teachers regarding Behavioral Problems and their Prevention among Children in selected Primary Schools at Kollam

Ms. Cleetus Anila1, Ms. Cyril Diana1, Ms. Edison Emy1, Ms. Das Feviya1, Ms. Prasad Praisey Amala1, Mrs. Jayims Betcy K.2,*

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

2Assistant professor, Department of Child Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of nursing, Kollam

*Corresponding Author Email: betcykjayims@gmail.com

Online published on 15 May, 2019.

Abstract

A study to assess the effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge of primary school teachers regarding behavioral problems and their prevention among children in selected primary schools at Kollam. The objectives of the study were to: a) assess the knowledge of primary school teachers regarding behavioral problems and their prevention among children. b) assess the effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge of primary school teachers regarding behavioral problems and their prevention among children. c) find the association between pretest knowledge of primary school teachers regarding behavioral problems and their prevention among children with selected demographic variables. A quantitative approach was used with one group pretest posttest only design. Purposive sampling was used. Sample size was 60. The investigator assessed primary school teachers knowledge using structured questionnaire regarding behavioral problem. After conducting the pretest, information booklet was introduced to the primary school teachers. Posttest was conducted on fifth day using the same research tool. It is found that the calculated t value is greater than table value. There is significant difference between pretest and posttest scores of knowledge of primary school teachers. There is no association between pretest knowledge and selected demographic variables. The finding of the study suggests that information booklet is effective in increasing the knowledge of primary school teachers regarding behavioral problems and their management and prevention.

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Keywords

Assess, Effectiveness, Information Booklet, Knowledge, Primary School Teachers, Behavioral Problems, Children.

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