Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017
Effectiveness of VAT on Agriculture Safety and Health Hazards among the Farmers at Meerut
Abstract: Background of the study Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Farmers are at very high risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries, and farming is one of the few industries in which family members (who often share the work and live on the premises) are also at risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries.1 Aim The main aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching (VAT) on Agriculture safety and health hazards among the farmers at Meerut. Methodology The Experimental study was conducted using Pre-Experimental research design (one group pre test post test design) at Ghat village Meerut. The conceptual framework used in the study was General system theory. The total sample size for the study was 60 farmers. Written consent has obtained from the samples. Purposive sampling technique has used and data collection by structured interview questionnaire. Results Overall pre test knowledge scores were 49.16 % and post test knowledge scores were 81.08 %. Net benefit of the study was 31.92 % rise in the knowledge of farmers. The difference between pre and post- test Knowledge score is t=21.29 (at P=0.001level of significance) and it was statistically significant. There was a significant association between post-test level of knowledge among farmers with their educational status 2 =12.468, (at P=0.05 level of significance). Conclusion This study concludes that VAT was definitely effective teaching method in improving the knowledge level on agriculture safety and health hazards among the farmers working in agriculture field.
Keywords: Effectiveness, VAT, Agriculture safety, Health hazards, Farmers
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,
Pages: 1493 - 1498
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Nikhil, Naveena J H, Geeta Parwanda, "Effectiveness of VAT on Agriculture Safety and Health Hazards among the Farmers at Meerut", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, pp. 1493-1498, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20173590
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