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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 1
First page : ( 87) Last page : ( 89)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2018.00021.2

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of the Structure Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Prevention of Vector Borne Disease among Adolescents of selected Village in Mehsana District

Mr. Patidar Kaushal1,*, Ms. Bhagora Rashmi2, Ms. Chaudhary Mamta2

1HOD of Medical Surgical Department, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana

24th year B. Sc. Nursing student, Joitiba college of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist: Mehsana

*Corresponding Author E-mail: kaush776@gmail.com

Online published on 24 May, 2018.



Vector-borne disease are infection transmitted by the bite of infected arthropod species, such as mosquitoes, ticks, triatominebugs, sandflies, and blackflies.

Aims and Objective

To assess the pretest knowledge regarding prevention of vector borne disease among adolescents of selected village in Mehsana district. To evaluate the effectiveness structure teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of vector borne disease among adolescents of selected village in Mehsana district. To find out association between pretest knowledge and selected demographic variables.


The data were collected from 60 Adolescents by ‘Non-Probability Convenient” sampling technique with the use structured questionnaire and one group pretest posttest design was used.


In this study overall the highest percentage in the demographic data including the Age group (13-14y) 46.67%, Gender 58.33% (Male), Religion 98.33%(Hindu), Type of family 51.67% (Nuclear), Housing facility 91.67% (Pakka house), Education 100%(Secondary), Monthly income 45% (<10, 000). The post-test knowledge mean score (17.62±4.00) was higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score (13.77±2.97). Hence it can be inferred that the structured teaching programme was effective in increasing the knowledge of adolescents regarding vector borne disease. There was highly significant difference found between pretest and posttest knowledge scores and there was no significant association found between pretest knowledge knowledge scores with demographic variable.


Structured teaching programme found to be effective in improving the knowledge of adolescents regarding prevention of vector borne disease.



Knowledge, Assess, Effectiveness, Adolescent, vector borne disease, Prevention and structured teaching programme.


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