Vol. 5, Issue 12 (2019)
Effectiveness of structured teaching program regarding knowledge of dengue among the adults of selected urban areas of Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Author(s): Dr. Hitesh Choudhary
Abstract: Dengue is a tropical disease caused by a virus carried by mosquito. Dengue is found in tropical and subtropical region around the world predominately in urban and semi-urban area and is now spreading in rural areas. An estimated 50 million dengue infection occurred worldwide annually. To assess the knowledge of adults regarding dengue 2) to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding knowledge of dengue among the adults in selected urban areas of Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The research design adopted was pre-experimental (one group pre-test post-test design). The study was conducted at selected urban areas of Raipur with sample size of 100 adults (18-55 years). Non probability convenient sampling technique was adopted to select the sample. The data was collected by means of self-structured questionnaire to assess the knowledge among adults.at the end of pre –test structured teaching was given.and then after 10-15 days post-test was conducted. The mean score of pre-test was 17.45 and mean score of post-test was 23.17 and the mean improvement was 5.72, which is 32.77% of total Adults. The Paired‘t’ value obtained for knowledge was 17.308 which was found significant at 0.05 level (p<0.05).