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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017
Effectiveness of a Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Common Hazards of Substance Abuse among the Higher Secondary School Students in a Selected School of Kashmir - An Evaluative Study
Najama Bibi | Rais Ahmad Bhat | Aisha Akther
Abstract: Introduction Substance abuse is a world -wide problem, is wide spread among adolescents and represents a serious public health problem. Aims & Objectives To assess the level of knowledge regarding common hazards of substance abuse among the higher secondary school students of kashmir. To Evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on the knowledge regarding common hazards of substance abuse among the higher secondary school students of Kashmir. To associate the pre-test knowledge of students with selected demographic variables. Hypothesis H1 The mean post-test knowledge scores of the higher secondary school students regarding the hazards of substance abuse will be significantly higher than their mean pre-test knowledge scores at 0.05 % level of significance. H2 There is significant association between pre-test knowledge score and selected demographic variables. Material and Methods 60 higher secondary students were choosen by simple random sampling to participate in the study, a structured questionnaire was introduced through pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test design for assessment of effectiveness of planned teaching programme. Results There was significant increase in the mean post test knowledge of subjects after the administration of planned teaching programme as the mean post test knowledge score (36.11) was found to be significantly higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score (15.88) at 0.05 level of significance (p < 0.001). Conclusion Planned teaching programme was an effective method for providing moderate to adequate knowledge and will help the higher secondary school students to prevent themselves from engaging into the evil of substance abuse, and to enable them to live better quality of life.
Keywords: Substance, hazards, knowledge, effectiveness, higher secondary students
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,
Pages: 1925 - 1928