The objectives of the study were to assess and evaluate the knowledge, compliance and life style modification before and after administration of client volunteer teaching; to determine the relationship between knowledge, compliance and life style modification and find out the association of knowledge, compliance and life style modification of tuberculosis patient with selected variable.
Methodology: Quasi-experimental research approach with one group pre-test and post test design was used and 100 respondents were selected by purposive sampling technique in selected DOTS centre of Ambala, Haryana. The content reliability for structured knowledge questionnaire was formulated by Kuder- Richardon 20(Kr -20), Compliance rating scale and life style modification rating scale by using Cranach’s alpha which was found to be 0.83; 0.74 and 0.84 respectively.
Result: The mean of structured knowledge questionnaire before and after administration of client volunteer teaching was 13 and 16.23 respectively. where as In the area wise were knowledge score: the highest of pre-test score was in the area of concept of tuberculosis, risk factors and causes (51.37%) and post test score in the area of Investigation, treatment and prevention (45%).The mean of compliance of tuberculosis patient before and after administration was 20.33 and 21.68 respectively. The mean of life style modification of tuberculosis patient before and after administration was 34.92 and 37.36 respectively. The study finding reveals that non-significant correlation between knowledge, compliance and life style modification after administration of client volunteer teaching. Further the finding shows Knowledge and compliance with residence (2. 710), ventilation (3.76) and lightening (3.39) and age (3.15), Type of house (2.103), BCG (2.406), were found statistically significant at 0.05 level of significance respectively.
Discussion: In the present study, mean post test knowledge score (16.23±3.73) was higher than mean pre test knowledge scores (13.00 ± 4.00). Nearly similar types of finding were reported by Raman lal patidar that the total mean pre –test score 52.73% and post –test score 81.05% which shows the increase in post test knowledge.
Conclusion: The study concluded that the client volunteer teaching was effective in improving the knowledge, compliance of tuberculosis patient and effective to modify the life style of tuberculosis patient.