Author(s): Aradhana Maniyappan

Email(s): aradhanashibu@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00064   

Address: Aradhana Maniyappan
Assisstant Professor, Department of Medical -Surgical, Pushpagiri College of Nursing, Tiruvalla.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
The research project under took was “A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding first aid among adolescents in selected PUC, Bangalore with a view to develop an informational booklet.” A Descriptive research design was adopted for this study. The study was conducted among 60 adolescences at selected colleges from selected PUC Colleges in Bangalore. Adolescence students were selected since they have tendency for strange things and risky behaviours. Adolescence were assessed for their knowledge in the first aid and an informational booklet created., the study sample was selected by non- probability convenient sampling. Objectives of the study 1) assess the level of knowledge of adolescents regarding first aid.2)find out the association between the level of knowledge of adolescents regarding first aid with their selected socio demographic variables.3)develop and administer information booklet on first aid among adolescents. 4)Tool The tool used for data collection consisted of demographic proforma 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. 5) Methodology: This study was based on non-experimental descriptive research design was selected to assess the knowledge regarding first aid among adolescents in selected PUC, Bangalore with a view to develop an informational booklet. Result: Mean, standard deviation The chi-square value of the level of knowledge of adolescents and selected socio demographic variables was significant at P=0.05 level. It showed that, obtained chi square value for type of family, educational status of father, educational status of mother, occupational status of father and source of information regarding first aid were higher values (6.8, 16.9, 11.17, 13.58 and 16.13 respectively) when compared to the table value at P=0.05 level of significance. Hence research hypothesis H1 is accepted. Area wise mean pre-test knowledge score of adolescents showed that, in the area of general information of first aid, adolescents had mean score of 2.91 with SD 1.09. Adolescents had mean score of 9.83 and SD 2.17 in the area of first aid on wound injury and epistaxis. It was recorded that, first aid on foreign body, dog bites and stings, adolescents had mean score of 2.16 and SD 1.84. The overall mean and SD were 14.90 and 5.10 respectively. Conclusion: The findings of the present study showed that the knowledge of adolescents regarding first aid were inadequate and measures have to be undertaken to improve their knowledge by self-instructional module.


Cite this article:
Aradhana Maniyappan. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding first aid among adolescents in selected PUC, Bangalore with a view to develop an informational booklet. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(3):279-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00064

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Aradhana Maniyappan. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding first aid among adolescents in selected PUC, Bangalore with a view to develop an informational booklet. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(3):279-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00064   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-3-23


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