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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 6, Issue 10, Part H (2020)

A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding silicosis among stone mine workers in granite factories at maduravoyal

Author(s)
Dr. Tamilselvi S and Esaivani VD
Abstract
The present study aims to determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding silicosis among stone mine workers in granite factories at Maduravoyal. A quantitative quasi experimental- one group pretest and post-test research design was used for the present study. A total of 30 stone mine workers who fall into the inclusion criteria was selected as samples by using purposive sampling technique. The demographic data was collected, followed by that the pretest was conducted by using structured questionnaire. Structured teaching programme regarding silicosis was given among stone mine workers. Immediately the post test was conducted. The results of the study revealed that there is an significant improvement in the knowledge and awareness regarding silicosis at the level of p< .0001 after the intervention of structured teaching programme. Thus, the study proves that structured teaching programme can be used as an effective intervention for improving knowledge and awareness for stone mine workers regarding silicosis and it is a easily applicable technique and also considered as cost effective method.
Pages: 500-502  |  162 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Tamilselvi S, Esaivani VD. A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding silicosis among stone mine workers in granite factories at maduravoyal. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(10):500-502.
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