A study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme regarding Sex Education among Adolescent girls in Vivekanada Higher Secondary School at Appakudal, Erode district

Jeyarani, T (2010) A study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme regarding Sex Education among Adolescent girls in Vivekanada Higher Secondary School at Appakudal, Erode district. Masters thesis, Dharmarathnakara Dr. Mahalingam Institute of Paramedical Sciences & Research, College of Nursing, Erode.

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Abstract

NAME OF STUDY: "A study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme regarding Sex Education among Adolescent girls in Vivekanada Higher Secondary School at Appakudal, Erode district” OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY: 1. To assess the pretest and post test knowledge of experimental group and control group regarding sex education among adolescent girls. 2. To compare the pretest and post test knowledge of experimental group and control group regarding sex education among adolescent girls. 3. To compare the post test knowledge of experimental group and control group regarding sex education among adolescent girls. 4. To find out the association between knowledge of experimental group with selected demographic variables. HYPOTHESIS: 1. There is significant difference between pretest and post test knowledge of experimental group of adolescents. 2. There is significant difference between the post test knowledge of experimental and control group. 3. There is significant association between the level of knowledge regarding sex education with demographic variables. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK: The conceptual frame work adopted for this study was based on Van Bertalanffy General System Theory. METHODS: The research approach adopted for the study was evaluative and educative approach. The research design adopted for this study was experimental design for assessing the knowledge of the adolescents regarding sex education. The simple random sampling technique was utilized for the selection of adolescents which includes a sample of 60 adolescents were selected for the study and among 60 adolescents, 30 adolescents selected for the experimental group by alerting odd numbers and 30 adolescents were selected for the control group by allotting even numbers with help of a randomization table. Data was collected by using a structured interview schedule, which consists of Two section. Section I : Demographic variables of the adolescents. Section II : Questionnaire regarding knowledge of sex education among Adolescents. RESULTS: The result of this study shows that pre test knowledge of sex education in the experimental group 20.40(51%) of the adolescence were having the knowledge of sex education. In the control group 19.80(49.50%) of adolescents were having the knowledge of sex education. Post test knowledge of adolescents in the experimental group is 34.40(86%) and in the control group only 21.72(54.30%) of the adolescents were having the knowledge of sex education. Hence comparison in pretest and post test percentage of sex education knowledge of the experimental group of adolescents were having 35% difference during assessment whereas in the control group 4.80% of the adolescents were having difference between pretest and post test assessment. In the experimental group, the difference among adolescents between pretest and post test knowledge is significant and statically significant was tested by paired ‘t’ test (p<0.001). There is a significant association between post test knowledge score in the experimental group and in the demographic data like mothers education, age of menarche, source of information of the adolescents INTERPRETATION AND CONCLUSION: The findings of this study support is needed for pediatric nurses to conduct Inservice education programme, to increase the knowledge of the adolescents regarding sex education. This study has proved that the adolescents had a remarkable increase in the knowledge regarding sex education, when compared to their previous knowledge, prior to the administration of the structured teaching programme, Thus in future there is a need to improve their knowledge by conducting education programme and also by modifying the individual and behavioral factors of the adolescents regarding sex education.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sex education, Effect, Adolescents, Structured Teaching Programme.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 19:21
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2020 03:29
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/12906

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