Effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding food borne diseases and food safety among children at selected schools, Salem.

Jessy, V (2016) Effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding food borne diseases and food safety among children at selected schools, Salem. Masters thesis, Sri Gokulam College of Nursing, Salem.

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Abstract

A study was done to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme (PTP) on knowledge regarding food borne diseases and food safety among children at selected schools, Salem using quantitative research approach with Quasi experimental pre-test and post-test with control group design. The study was conducted among 68 children in 11, 12, 13 years of age group, who were selected by systematic random sampling technique from Sri Ramalinga Vallalar higher secondary school, Salem for experimental group and Sri Gayathri higher secondary school, Salem for control group. Data was collected from 30.08.2015 to 27.08.2015. A close ended questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge of children. The investigator taught the children regarding food borne diseases and food safety by using flash cards and puzzle game. After the planned teaching programmes on the 7th day post-test was conducted. Data was analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Pre-test level of knowledge regarding foodborne diseases and food safety showed that 15(44%) children had inadequate knowledge, 19(56%) had moderately adequate knowledge and none of them had adequate knowledge. During the post-test 9(33%) had adequate knowledge, 25(66%) had moderately adequate knowledge and none of them had inadequate knowledge regarding food borne diseases and food safety. The overall pre-test mean score was 12.71.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Food Borne Diseases ; Food Safety ; Children ; Schools ; Salem.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2017 06:15
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2017 11:48
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/2673

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