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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 255) Last page : ( 257)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00058.1

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Programme on Knowledge regarding Hazards of Plastic usage among Housewives in selected Community Area, Bangalore

Rani R. Usha*

JSS College of Nursing, Mysore

*Corresponding Author E-mail: rusharani258@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2020.


An evaluative approach was adopted and a pre experimental design was used for the study. Housewives in Avalahalli rural community area, Bangalore were the sample and sample size was 30. The housewives were selected by purposive sampling technique. Findings of the study revealed that the overall post-test mean score was 22.76 (75.8%) with standard deviation 1.9 and the respondent knowledge were significantly higher than, the overall mean pre test knowledge score 8.83 (29.43%) with standard deviation 3.1 and computed paired “t” value 20 is higher than table value 2.25 at p<0.05 level. Hence the teaching programme on knowledge regarding hazards of plastic usage was effective and statistically significant. The study reveals that there is significant association between selected demographic variables like religion and monthly income with post test knowledge score of housewives at p<0.05. Data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics.



Structured teaching programme, knowledge, plastic, hazards.


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