Effectiveness of behaviour change communication programme on awareness of high risk behaviour among adolescent boys in selected school at kanchipuram district.

Karthik, S (2012) Effectiveness of behaviour change communication programme on awareness of high risk behaviour among adolescent boys in selected school at kanchipuram district. Masters thesis, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.

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Abstract

Effectiveness of behaviour change communication programme on awareness of high risk behaviour among adolescent boys in selected school at Kanchipuram District. OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the prevalence and awareness of high risk behaviour among adolescent boys. 2. To assess the effectiveness of behaviour change communication program on awareness of high risk behaviour and its prevention among adolescent boys. 3. To associate the effectiveness of behaviour change communication program with the selected demographic variables. 4. To associate the risk behaviours and awareness among adolescent boys. HYPOTHESIS: H1 – There will be a significant difference between the pre and posttest scores regarding awareness of high risk behaviour among adolescent boys. H2 – There will be significant association between posttest awareness score with the selected risk behaviours. DELIMITATIONS: The study was limited to government boys higher secondary school Acharapakkam, Kanchipuram District. The study was limited to sample size 100. The period of study was limited to six weeks. The study was limited to 10th, 11th, 12thstandard students. The finding cannot be generalized. CONCLUSION: A simple Behaviour change communication programme has been proved to be effective in improving awareness of high risk behaviour in the present study. This intervention may serve as an effective tool in reducing high risk behaviour among the adolescents, which in turn may reflect ultimately on the national overall productivity.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Behaviour Change, Communication Programme, Awareness of High Risk Behaviour, Adolescent Boys, Kanchipuram District.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2017 08:50
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2020 05:58
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/4356

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