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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 7, Issue 8, Part F (2021)

A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding prevention of oral cancer among tobacco users in selected area, Bangalore

A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding prevention of oral cancer among tobacco users in selected area, Bangalore

Author(s)
Sameer Ahmad Dar and Humaira Qadir Lone
Abstract
Title: A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding prevention of oral cancer among tobacco users in selected area, Bangalore.
Objectives: To determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding prevention of oral cancer among tobacco users.
Materials and Methods: An evaluative one group pre-test and post-test pre-experimental design was used. With the purposive sampling 60 study participants were selected. Tool used in this study included three sections, Section-I including demographic Performa of tobacco users such as age, education, occupation, previous knowledge regarding oral cancer, years of smoking/tobacco use and personal habit of using tobacco, Section-II Including close ended structured knowledge questionnaire with 30 items regarding knowledge and management of oral cancer, while Section-III used attitude rating scale with 15 items. STP was administered after conducting pre-test and post-test was conducted after 7 days. Data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistical technique.
Result: The data analysis revealed that the post-test knowledge score 69.44% was higher than that of pre-test knowledge score 40.78%.
Conclusion: The study concluded that the structured teaching programme (STP) on prevention of oral cancer was an effective method of enhancing the knowledge and changing the attitude of tobacco users regarding prevention of oral cancer.
Pages: 377-380  |  1102 Views  301 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Sameer Ahmad Dar, Humaira Qadir Lone. A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and attitude regarding prevention of oral cancer among tobacco users in selected area, Bangalore. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(8):377-380. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2021.v7.i8f.8888
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