International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 6, Part B (2019)
Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on road safety among adolescents in Boys higher secondary school at Ussoor, Vellore
Road safety is the method used by users to prevent road users from being killed or seriously injured. According to WHO, India has the second largest road network in the world with over 3 million km of roads of which 4.6 % are paved. Each year 20 million people are injured and 1.7 million are killed due to road traffic accident. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on road safety among adolescent boys in higher secondary school, Ussoor. A pre experimental one group pre and post test research design was used. The sample of 60 adolescents selected who were studying in government boys higher secondary school at ussoor by probability randomized sampling technique and data were collected by using structured multiple choice questionnaires and demographic variables. The data was analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. The result revealed that regarding the effectiveness of structured teaching programme, the pretest knowledge mean score was 10 and the post test knowledge mean score was16.08 and the calculated paired “t” test value,18.96 was higher than the table value 3.4632 which was significant at p<0.001 level. Regarding the association between post test levels of knowledge and selected demographic variables such as age, religion, using vehicle are statistically significant at p<0.001 level. The study concluded that, there was significant increase in the level of knowledge of adolescent boys after structured teaching program. This shows that the structured teaching program was effective.
How to cite this article:
Sujatha V, Dr. P Muthumari. Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on road safety among adolescents in Boys higher secondary school at Ussoor, Vellore. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(6):106-108.