Raghavendra N S
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Self Care Behaviour Among People Suffering With Diabetes Mellitus in Selected Urban Health Centres of Belgaum. A Pre-experimental, one group pretest-posttest design; was used. 45 samples of Non probability purposive sampling technique was used. majority of the subjects 41 (91.1 %) had average Knowledge 4 (8.9 %) had poor Knowledge and none of them had good knowledge in the pre-test and in the post-test, majority of the subjects 45 (100 %) had good knowledge. The t test statistics value of paired t test Calculatedt value (t= 51.5) was greater than tabulated t value (t=1.960). The p value is less than 0.05 level of significance shows significant difference in knowledge scores. This revealed that planned teaching programme was effective to provide knowledge regarding self care behavior among people suffering with diabetes mellitus.
Keywords: people suffering with diabetes mellitus, self care behavior, planned teaching programme