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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017


Effectiveness of Stuctured Teaching Programme on Breast Cancer & its Prevention for Pre-University Adolescent Girls (2011)

Hemalatha


Abstract: TITLE EFFECTIVENESS OF STUCTURED TEACHIN PROGRAMME ON BREAST CANCER & ITS PREVENTION FOR PRE-UNIVERSITY ADOLESCENT GIRLS (2011) AUTHOR Mrs. Hemalatha, MSc Nursing Background of the study Pre-university adolescent girls have less knowledge on Breast Cancer & its prevention, but knowledge level can be increased through structured teaching program. Aim The main objective of the study was to determine the level of knowledge on Breast Cancer & its prevention among Pre-university adolescent girls and to improve the knowledge level of Breast Cancer & its prevention, which will be helpful in their future. Method One group pre-test, post-test design without a control group with evaluative research approach was used. A Study was conducted at The New Cambridge P. U. College, Bangalore.40 Pre-university adolescent girls were selected as a sample by using Simple Random Sampling technique. The tools used to collect the data were socio-demographic Performa and structured knowledge questionnaire on Breast Cancer & its prevention. The method used to collect the data was self-administered questionnaire. The Results Collected data were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The result of the study revealed that, In Pretest, 55 % of respondents had an average knowledge level and 45 % of them had a poor level of knowledge. In Posttest, 65 % had good knowledge level, 30 % had average knowledge and 5 % had poor knowledge. Interpretation and conclusions Significant difference was found between the pretest and posttest knowledge levels among Pre-university adolescent girls. There was a statistical significant association between the pretest knowledge levels and religion of Pre-university adolescent girls at 0.05 levels and no statistical association could be established with other remaining demographic variables. Hence, the present study suggests that primordial prevention should be initiated to prevent Breast cancer.


Keywords: structured teaching program, Pre-university adolescent girls, knowledge, Breast Cancer & its prevention


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 175 - 181


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Hemalatha, "Effectiveness of Stuctured Teaching Programme on Breast Cancer & its Prevention for Pre-University Adolescent Girls (2011)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20172392, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, 175 - 181

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