A Study to Assess the effectiveness of Self-instructional module on Knowledge regarding prevention of Cardiac disease among bank employees working in selected banks in Mehsana
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Indians have the highest rates of CAD all over the world it is 2 to 4 times higher at all ages and 5 to 10 times higher in those below 40 years of age. The excess burden of CAD in Indians is due to combination of nature and nurture. Due to industrialization and changing feature of socio-economic scenario, the incidences of CAD are rising in the developing countries as well prevalence of CAD in India is 3 to 4 fold higher than in America and Europe.1
The objectives of this study were to assess the knowledge regarding prevention of cardiac disease among bank employees, to assess the effectiveness of self-instructional module on knowledge regarding prevention of cardiac disease among bank employees, to find out the association of the knowledge with their selected demographic variables
The study was conducted among 60 bank employees working in a Mehsana Urban bank
The research approach used in the study was Pre experimental, One Group Pre-test Post test research design and the sampling technique was non-probability convenient sampling technique
The Knowledge of the samples was collected, using the Structured Knowledge Questionnaire before and after administration of SIM
The results of the study showed that the Mean Post-test Knowledge Score (20.11±2.27) was higher than the Mean Pre-test Knowledge Score (17±2.22). The calculated ‘t’ value (15.45) was greater than the table value (t59=2.00) at 0.05 level of significance. There were association found between gender demographic variables and Pre-test level of Knowledge score
It was proved that SIM was an effective aid for improving Knowledge of bank employees regarding prevention of cardiac disease.
Effectiveness, SIM, prevention of cardiac disease and bank employees.