International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019

Effectiveness of Child to Child Approach through Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Worm Infestation among Secondary School Children

Deepti Rathee | A Malar Selvi | Ashly Elizabeth Emmanuel

Abstract: Children can be highly effective agents for social change if they utilize their creativity and powers of persuasion in a concentrated and directed way. Children often communicate and share more than adults, and in some cases are more literate than their parent. “A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of child to child approach through structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding worm infestation among Secondary School Children at selected school of New Delhi” was conducted for the partial fulfillment for the reward of degree of Masters of Science in Nursing. The Objectives of the study was to develop structured teaching programme on worm infestation and assess its effectiveness through child to child approach in terms of gain in knowledge of Secondary School Children, New Delhi and to find out the association between the pre-test knowledge score of Secondary School Children with selected demographical variables. A quantitative approach with pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test design was used and STP was developed and was validated by seven experts from different filed of nursing. The sample size was 50 with 10 change agents who were selected by multi-stage sampling technique method from 9th standard students. Data was collected using structured knowledge questionnaire. Data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The mean of pre-test scores regarding worm infestation was 13.04 with S. D of 3.8. After the change agents gave teaching to samples through child to child approach, there was marked improvement in the knowledge scores, mean of post- test scores was 18.48 with S. D of 4.6 which was apparently higher from the mean of pre-test scores and the mean difference was 5.44, the calculated paired’ test value ( (t49=7.912, p

Keywords: Effectiveness, STP, Child-to-Child approach, worm infestation, Secondary School children

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,

Pages: 1444 - 1446

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