Author(s): Digpal Singh Chundawat, Harish Kumawat, Zakir Husain Mansuri

Email(s): zhnb91@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00034.2   

Address: Mr. Digpal Singh Chundawat1, Mr. Harish Kumawat2, Mr. Zakir Husain Mansuri3
1Principal, Tirupati College of Nursing, Udaipur.
2HOD of Child Health Department, Tirupati College of Nursing, Udaipur.
3Second Year M.Sc. Nursing Student, Tirupati College of Nursing, Udaipur.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Background: Healthy nutritious foods have been replaced by the new food mantra – JUNK FOOD. ‘Junk food’ the term, refers to fast foods which are easy to make and quick to consume. India has seen a massive rise in the consumption of fast food over the recent few years. Junk foods have become a prominent feature of the diet of youngsters, especially in the developing country. The health problems that stem from overweight and obesity can shorten the life span. The study reveals the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge of adolescent children regarding health hazards of junk food. Aims and Objective: 1. To assess the pre -test knowledge score regarding the health hazards of junk foods among adolescent children in selected school. 2. To assess the post -test knowledge score regarding the health hazards of junk foods among adolescent children in selected school. 3. To find the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on the health hazards of junk foods in terms of gaining knowledge among adolescent children in selected school. 4. To find out the association between pest test knowledge score of health hazards of junk foods with the selected demographic variables. Methods- The conceptual framework for this study is based on health belief Model; pre- experimental one group pre test post test study design was adopted for this study. Samples were selected by convenient sampling technique and this study was conducted in selected school, Udaipur. Total 60 adolescent children were selected. The pilot study was conducted; final data was collected, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: In this study overall the highest percentage in the demographic data including the Age group 46% (39-48y), Gender 70% (Female), Religion 96% (Hindu), Educational qualification 56% (Higher secondary), Marital status 70% (Married), Duration of experience 54% (Above 10 years) Monthly income 70% (Above 15000), Type of hospital 70% (Govt. hospital), Current working area 64% (General ward), Infection control programme 90% (No), Knowledge regarding blood borne and universal precaution 90% (No), First source of knowledge 5% (Friends and relatives and Exposure to blood borne disease 90% (No).The post- test mean (20.98±2.98 ) was apparently higher than that of mean pre-test (10.28±2.85) knowledge score. The calculated “T” value (59.60) was greater than the table value (1.98) at 0.05 level of significance The structured teaching was effective in increasing the Knowledge of housekeeping staff regarding blood borne disease and universal precaution. Chi-square test to associate the level of knowledge and selected demographic variable.


Cite this article:
Digpal Singh Chundawat, Harish Kumawat, Zakir Husain Mansuri. A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding the Health Hazards of Junk Foods among Adolescent children (13-18 Years) in a selected school at Udaipur. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(2):145-150. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00034.2

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Digpal Singh Chundawat, Harish Kumawat, Zakir Husain Mansuri. A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding the Health Hazards of Junk Foods among Adolescent children (13-18 Years) in a selected school at Udaipur. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(2):145-150. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00034.2   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-2-6


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