International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part F (2018)
Effectiveness of health education programme in terms of knowledge regarding first aid management among school going children
First-aid is an immediate and temporary treatment of victims of sudden illness or injury while awaiting the arrival of medical aid. Proper early measure by be instrumental in saving life and ensuring a better and more rapid recovery. To assess and evaluate the level of knowledge and to determine the association of level of knowledge among school going children regarding first-aid management with selected demographic variables.
A Quantitative research approach was used with quasi-experimental research design (One group pretest-post test). The study was conducted at Arya Public Senior Secondary School Mullana, Ambala, Haryana. The data was collected from 120 students regarding first-aid management who were selected by convenient sampling technique. Data was collected by administering structured knowledge questionnaire.
Data was analyzed by using descriptive statistics such as- mean, median and standard deviation, and inferential statistics such as- Chi-square test. In knowledge area majority of school going children have very good knowledge (45%) and least (3.3%) of school going children have below average knowledge regarding first-aid management. The mean post-test knowledge score (32.45) was significantly (t= 15.44) higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score (14.53).To put in the nutshell, present study reveals that most of the school going children had very good knowledge regarding first-aid management.
How to cite this article:
Phougat Jyoti, Kumari Chetna. Effectiveness of health education programme in terms of knowledge regarding first aid management among school going children. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(4):398-400.