Background of the study: The aim of the present study is to assess the effectiveness of planned health teaching programme (PHTP) on knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention”. Dengue is the most extensively spread mosquito-borne disease, that causes Haemorrhagic fever, a potentially lethal complication, was recognized during the 1950s and is today a leading cause of childhood mortality in several Asian countries. Dengue viruses are transmitted to humans through the bites of infective female Aedes mosquitoes.7
Objectives: ? To assess the pretested post-test knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention among the higher secondary student in selected govt. School at durg. ? To assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention. Methods: Quasi experimental one group pre-test post-test design was adopted. A total of 60 samples were selected probability -simple random sampling technique after 7th day of intervention post-test had conducted and the collected data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Result: Evaluation of the effectiveness of planned teaching health programme on knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention shows that The mean post-test knowledge score obtained was (16.78), mean % (55.93) were higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score (8.35), mean % (27.83), The calculated t- value 4.9, DF (59) is greater then table value 2.02 at the 0.05 level of significance. Interpretation and conclusion: Findings of the study showed that the knowledge score of the higher secondary students regarding dengue fever and its prevention was less before the introduction of PHTP. The PHTP facilitated them to gain more knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention which was evident in post-test knowledge scores. Hence H1 is accepted which proves the effectiveness of planned health teaching programme regarding dengue fever and its prevention. Conclusion: The data were analyzed by applying descriptive and inferential statistics. The result of the study indicated that Higher secondary students 81.66% had poor knowledge before the intervention and after intervention there was 100% improvement in the knowledge and they gain good knowledge about dengue and its prevention. The findings of the present study showed that, the posttest knowledge score was higher than the pre-test Knowledge score range. The hypothesis are proved and accepted.
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Veena Rajput. Assess the effectiveness of Planned Health Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Dengue fever and its Prevention. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(4):392-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00086
Veena Rajput. Assess the effectiveness of Planned Health Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Dengue fever and its Prevention. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(4):392-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00086 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-4-18
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