International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Prevention of Cervical Cancer among Female Students of Selected B. Ed Colleges of Himachal Pradesh

Priyanka [322]


Abstract: Background: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women throughout the worldwide, with almost half a million new cases each year. Screening with cervical smear and adequate follow up therapy can achieve major reduction in both incidence and mortality rates. In India the incidence of cervical cancer continues to be high. Cervical cancer occurs when cells in the cervix grow erratically and multiply out of control. Human Papilloma Virus is the causative organism which will result in cervical cancer. When cervical abnormalities are detected and treated in pre - cancerous stage, cervical cancer is preventable. Purpose: To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding the prevention of cervical cancer among female students of B. ed Colleges. Methodology: The research design selected for the study was a pre - experimental. Data was collected from 60 samples who were selected by convenient sampling to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding the prevention of cervical cancer among female students of selected B. Ed Colleges. The data was collected by using structured questionnaire and was analyzed by applying descriptive and inferential statistics. Result: In pre test mean knowledge score was (9.87?2.159) which was 32.90 % where as in post test mean knowledge score was (17.28 ? 1.637) which was 57.60%. Mean increases from (9.87?2.159) 32.90% to (17.28 ? 1.637) 57.60%. It shows that the structure teaching programme was effective.


Keywords: Cervical cancer, Human papilloma virus, Cancer


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023,


Pages: 781 - 783


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