Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding thyroid problems among adolescent girls



Address:   Ms. Alan Mary John 1, Ms. Arya Roy1, Ms. Ayisha Mohamed1, Ms. Deepa John1, Ms. Jincy John1, Mrs. Jyothi Lakshmi2
1Third Year B.Sc. Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, Kerala
2Nursing Tutor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam, Kerala
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00047.7

ABSTRACT:
The research project under took was to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding thyroid problem among adolescent girls in the selected school at Kollam.The objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge regarding thyroid problem among adolescent girls,to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding thyroid problems among adolescent girls,to find out the association between knowledge score regarding thyroid problems among adolescent girls and selected demographic variables. A quantitative research design was adopted for this study. The study was conducted among 60 adolescent girls in Infant Jesus Anglo Indian School, Kollam. In order to assess the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding thyroid problems, the study sample was selected by convenience sampling technique. The tool used for data collection consisted of demographicvariables and structured knowledge questionnaire. The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. The present study revealed that out of 60 samples 96.66% of adolescent girls had poor knowledge, 3.33% had average knowledge and no adolescent girls had good knowledge regarding thyroid problems in pretest. After a structured teaching programme 28.33% had good knowledge, 68.33% had average knowledge and 3.33% had poor knowledge. The present study shows that the mean posttest score was 14.55 (± 1.92) was greater than the mean pretest score 6.72 (±2.13). The ‘t’ test value was 27.93. So that structured teaching programme was effective to increasing the knowledge regarding thyroid problems among adolescent girls. There was significant association between knowledge and demographic variables like monthly income.
KEYWORDS:
Effectiveness, structured teaching programme, knowledge, thyroidproblems, adolescent girls
Cite:
Alan Mary John , Arya Roy, Ayisha Mohamed, Deepa John, Jincy John, Jyothi Lakshmi. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding thyroid problems among adolescent girls. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2019; 7(3):201-205.
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