International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022


A Pre - Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching about Knowledge Regarding Dengue Fever and its Prevention among High School Students in Selected Rural Area

Monika Bharat Patil


Abstract: Background of the study: Dengue fever is a mosquito - borne infection that causes a severe flulike illness and, sometimes, potentially lethal complications such as the dengue hemorrhagic fever and the dengue shock syndrome. It is caused by the dengue virus; a member World health organization reported that each year millions of cases of dengue fever occur mostly among children and young adults of the Flaviviridae 1 family, of which there are four different serotypes dengue 1, 2, 3 and 4. Dengue infection transmitted by Aedes aegypti is endemic in India. Environmental changes and lack of awareness result in increase in transmission of dengue infection and rise in dengue outbreaks. Research statement: ?A pre - experimental study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching about knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention among high school students in selected rural area. Objective: The objective of the study is to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching about knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention among high school students in selected rural area. Sample Size and Sampling Technique: The sample size of the study was 80 by using non - probability convenient sampling technique, data was collected by using structured knowledge questionnaire. Result: The finding of the study is pre - test score was, 85% of the subjects had average level of knowledge score and 15% had good level of knowledge score. post - test knowledge score was, 6.25% of the subjects had good level of knowledge score, 83.75% had very good and 10% had excellent level of knowledge score. The study report that the result regarding level of knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention the subjects in pre - test were poor and after the implementation of the planned teaching post - test score increased. Conclusion: The conclusion of the study was knowledge of target population was significantly improved after receiving information in the form of planned teaching regarding dengue fever and its prevention.


Keywords: Effectiveness, planned teaching, knowledge, dengue fever, prevention high school students


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,


Pages: 567 - 569


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