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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Urinary Tract Infection among Adolescent Girls in Selected Schools at Kollam District


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1 Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, India
2 Department of Medical-Surgical, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, India
     

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The research project under took was “A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection among adolescent girls in selected schools at Kollam district.” A quantitative research design was adopted for this study. The study was conducted among 60 adolescent girls at selected schools of, Kollam district. In order to assess the knowledge of prevention of urinary tract infection, the study sample was selected by simple random sampling technique. Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge regarding prevention of UTI among adolescent girls.2. To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding prevention of UTI among adolescent girls.3. To find out the association between knowledge regarding prevention of UTI among adolescent girls and selected demographic variables. The tool used for data collection consisted of demographic profoma and structured questionnaire, basic introduction of the study was given to the subjects. The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using quantitative and inferential statistics. Methodology: This study was based on one group pre- test -post -test research design which belongs to pre experimental design, was selected to assess the knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection among adolescent girls in selected school at Kollam district. Result: Mean, Standard deviation, t’ value of pretest and posttest on knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection when t (59) = 2.00, significant at 0.05 level shows that the mean posttest score (14.35) is greater than mean pretest score (9.28). The t value is greater than the table value (2.00) that is the structured teaching programme was effective. Hence the null hypothesis was rejected and the research hypothesis was accepted. Conclusion: The findings of the present study showed that structured teaching programme was effective to increasing the knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection among adolescent girls.

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Knowledge, Prevention, Urinary Tract Infection, Adolescent Girls, Structured Teaching Programme.
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Authors

Alphonsa Pascal
Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, India
Anitta Mariam Mathew
Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, India
Biffy Ann Philip
Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, India
Elena Sebastian
Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, India
Simi Mariyam Sibi
Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, India
P. V. Jasmine
Department of Medical-Surgical, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, India

Abstract


The research project under took was “A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection among adolescent girls in selected schools at Kollam district.” A quantitative research design was adopted for this study. The study was conducted among 60 adolescent girls at selected schools of, Kollam district. In order to assess the knowledge of prevention of urinary tract infection, the study sample was selected by simple random sampling technique. Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge regarding prevention of UTI among adolescent girls.2. To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding prevention of UTI among adolescent girls.3. To find out the association between knowledge regarding prevention of UTI among adolescent girls and selected demographic variables. The tool used for data collection consisted of demographic profoma and structured questionnaire, basic introduction of the study was given to the subjects. The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using quantitative and inferential statistics. Methodology: This study was based on one group pre- test -post -test research design which belongs to pre experimental design, was selected to assess the knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection among adolescent girls in selected school at Kollam district. Result: Mean, Standard deviation, t’ value of pretest and posttest on knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection when t (59) = 2.00, significant at 0.05 level shows that the mean posttest score (14.35) is greater than mean pretest score (9.28). The t value is greater than the table value (2.00) that is the structured teaching programme was effective. Hence the null hypothesis was rejected and the research hypothesis was accepted. Conclusion: The findings of the present study showed that structured teaching programme was effective to increasing the knowledge regarding prevention of urinary tract infection among adolescent girls.

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Knowledge, Prevention, Urinary Tract Infection, Adolescent Girls, Structured Teaching Programme.

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