Programme on knowledge regarding health hazards of tobacco consumption among adolescent boys in selected school at Kanyakumari district

Jasphin Shiny, J (2016) Programme on knowledge regarding health hazards of tobacco consumption among adolescent boys in selected school at Kanyakumari district. Masters thesis, Sree Mookambika College of Nursing, Kulasekharam.

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Abstract

India is the largest producer of tobacco. Most of the people who smoke first, light up a cigarette when they are teenagers .In fact 80% of tobacco users began the habit before they turned 18 years. In India every day 77 lakhs Indian children below 16 years were using tobacco on a regular. In the year of 2014, India has estimated more than 110 million people smoke cigarettes over 98 million men and over 12 million women. The aim of the research was to assess the effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge of Adolescent boys regarding health hazards of tobacco consumption at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Kandanvilai The study was designed as one group Pretest posttest Pre experimental design. Total of 50 samples were selected based on purposive Sampling Technique. The investigator used Structured Questionnaire to collect the data. The study finding revealed that there was a significant improvement in the mean knowledge during the pre test, 70% scored below average knowledge and 30% average knowledge. During the post test, 23.3% scored above average knowledge and 63.4% scored average knowledge and 13.3% scored below average knowledge. By comparing the pre test and post test researcher can find out that in pretest, 70% Adolescents scored below average but in post test only 13.3% scored below average regarding health hazards of tobacco consumption. Video Assisted Teaching Programme are effective and improvement in the level of knowledge regarding health hazards of tobacco consumption among adolescent boys.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Video assisted teaching programme; Knowledge; Health hazards; Tobacco; Adolescents
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2017 11:10
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2017 11:13
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/2509

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