A Comparative Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Addiction Among Adolescents in Selected Schools of Salem District, Tamil Nadu State

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Presentation
Title:
A Comparative Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Addiction Among Adolescents in Selected Schools of Salem District, Tamil Nadu State
Author(s):
Mariappan, Umapathi
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Umapathi Mariappan, PhD, umapathi79@yahoo.co.in
Abstract:
Session presented on Friday, July 25, 2014: Purpose: This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme (STP) on Tobacco abuse among adolescents in selected schools of Salem District, Tamil Nadu State. Methods: Quantitative approach with one group pre test, post test quasi experimental design was adopted for this study. Multi stage cluster random sampling technique was used to select the study area and purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample (Rural n =200, Urban n=200). Adolescents between the age group of 15-17 years and who were studying 10th class in selected schools in rural and urban area of Salem district, Tamilnadu was selected. Tool used for this study was self administered structured questionnaire on tobacco abuse. On the first day, pre test was administered and the second day STP was intervened to the selected sample. After 10 working days, post test was conducted by using the same structured questionnaire. A formal permission was obtained from school authority and from the sample. Finally, the data obtained was analyzed by the SPSS 17 software using Descriptive & Inferential Statistics like Percentages, Mean, S.D. Mean Percentage, t-test, paired t-test and Chi-square test at a significant level of P?0.05. Results: Overall post test knowledge score on tobacco abuse showed that, the majority of the sample had good knowledge (Urban 90.5% and Rural 88.5%). Results revealed that the urban school adolescents gained more knowledge than rural school adolescents. The STP implementation was effective and enriched the knowledge of adolescents on tobacco abuse (Paired 't' value = Rural 70.591 and Urban 86.391; P<0.000). Conclusion: Significant difference was identified between rural and urban school of adolescents on their knowledge level on tobacco abuse. The results indicated the STP intervention was very effective in enhancing the knowledge level of adolescents on tobacco abuse
Keywords:
Structured teaching programme; Addiction among adolescents; Tobacco abuse
Repository Posting Date:
17-Nov-2014
Date of Publication:
17-Nov-2014 ; 17-Nov-2014
Other Identifiers:
INRC14PST77
Conference Date:
2014
Conference Name:
25th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Hong Kong
Description:
International Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong

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dc.language.isoenen
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dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleA Comparative Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Addiction Among Adolescents in Selected Schools of Salem District, Tamil Nadu Stateen
dc.contributor.authorMariappan, Umapathien
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsUmapathi Mariappan, PhD, umapathi79@yahoo.co.inen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/335373-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Friday, July 25, 2014: Purpose: This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme (STP) on Tobacco abuse among adolescents in selected schools of Salem District, Tamil Nadu State. Methods: Quantitative approach with one group pre test, post test quasi experimental design was adopted for this study. Multi stage cluster random sampling technique was used to select the study area and purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample (Rural n =200, Urban n=200). Adolescents between the age group of 15-17 years and who were studying 10th class in selected schools in rural and urban area of Salem district, Tamilnadu was selected. Tool used for this study was self administered structured questionnaire on tobacco abuse. On the first day, pre test was administered and the second day STP was intervened to the selected sample. After 10 working days, post test was conducted by using the same structured questionnaire. A formal permission was obtained from school authority and from the sample. Finally, the data obtained was analyzed by the SPSS 17 software using Descriptive & Inferential Statistics like Percentages, Mean, S.D. Mean Percentage, t-test, paired t-test and Chi-square test at a significant level of P?0.05. Results: Overall post test knowledge score on tobacco abuse showed that, the majority of the sample had good knowledge (Urban 90.5% and Rural 88.5%). Results revealed that the urban school adolescents gained more knowledge than rural school adolescents. The STP implementation was effective and enriched the knowledge of adolescents on tobacco abuse (Paired 't' value = Rural 70.591 and Urban 86.391; P<0.000). Conclusion: Significant difference was identified between rural and urban school of adolescents on their knowledge level on tobacco abuse. The results indicated the STP intervention was very effective in enhancing the knowledge level of adolescents on tobacco abuseen
dc.subjectStructured teaching programmeen
dc.subjectAddiction among adolescentsen
dc.subjectTobacco abuseen
dc.date.available2014-11-17T13:50:53Z-
dc.date.issued2014-11-17-
dc.date.issued2014-11-17en
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-17T13:50:53Z-
dc.conference.date2014en
dc.conference.name25th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationHong Kongen
dc.descriptionInternational Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kongen
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