International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015


Efficacy of Planned Teaching on Knowledge Regarding Diet Practices Leading to Obesity and Its Hazards among Middle Aged Women

Sarah Binu Yohannan | Asha Khobragade [4] | Vinay Gawali [3]


Abstract: A study was aimed to assess the efficacy of planned teaching on knowledge regarding Diet practices leading to Obesity and its Hazards among middle aged women in selected area of Chandrapur District, Objectives were To assess the existing knowledge of the middle aged women regarding the Diet practices leading to Obesity and its Hazards, To evaluate the efficacy of planned teaching on knowledge regarding Diet practices leading to Obesity and its Hazards among middle aged women and To associate the knowledge regarding the Diet practices leading to Obesity and its Hazards among middle aged women with demographic variables. METHODOLOGY-Interventional approach is used in this study. one group pretest post test research design was used for the study. A pretest was administered by means of structural questionnaire depicted and then planned teaching was conducted. A post test was conducted using the same structured questionnaire. This study was conducted in selected area of Chandrapur, With target population was the 60middle aged women. The sampling technique used in the study was non probability convenient sampling. Findings- Among the selected subjects 51.6 % of were Hindus, 40 % had income in the range of 21000 - 25000 while 36.66 % 45 % of them were graduates while 6.66 % were post graduates. In pre test the mean score percentage of middle aged was 39.09 %. The minimum score in pretest was 8 and the maximum score was 16. In post test the mean score percentage of middle- aged women was 82.22 %. The minimum score in post test was 21 and the maximum score was 33. The tabulated value for n=60-1 i. e 59 degrees of freedom was 2.00. The calculated t value for all the areas were much higher than the tabulated value at 5 % level of significance which is statistically acceptable level of significance. In addition the calculated p values for all the areas of knowledge regarding diet practices leading to obesity and its hazards was 0.000 which is ideal for any population. Conclusion- it is concluded that the planned teaching program regarding diet practices leading to obesity and its hazards was effective.


Keywords: Efficacy, Teaching, Knowledge, Diet Practices, Obesity, Middle Aged Women


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015,


Pages: 162 - 168


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Sarah Binu Yohannan, Asha Khobragade, Vinay Gawali, "Efficacy of Planned Teaching on Knowledge Regarding Diet Practices Leading to Obesity and Its Hazards among Middle Aged Women", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015, pp. 162-168, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB157131

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