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Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Health Hazards of Plastic use among Students -A Quasi Experimental Study

Journal: Nursing & Healthcare International Journal (Vol.3, No. 2)

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Page : 1-5

Keywords : Structured Teaching Programme; Health hazards of plastic use; Students;

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Plastic is an integral part of human life. Plastic waste has several impacts on ecosystem and human life. The present study was selected to create awareness with the help of structured teaching programme among students of Private Institutions of District Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh. Methodology: A Quasi-experimental research design was selected to conduct the study among 30 Female students selected through simple random sampling technique studying in selected private institutions of district Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh. Structured teaching programme was given to experimental group and data was collected with selfstructured questionnaire. Data analysis was done with SPSS. Results: The study results revealed that in Experimental group, during pre-test 60% of them had poor knowledge and 40% had average knowledge and none of them had good knowledge regarding health hazards of plastic use. After intervention of structured teaching program, during post-test, 40% of them had good knowledge and 60% of them had average knowledge regarding health hazards of plastic use among students. The difference between pre-test and posttest score of knowledge in experimental group was statistically significant at 0.01 level. There was significant association of age with knowledge regarding health hazards of plastic use among students at p<0.01 level of significance. Conclusion & Recommendation: The study emphasis for effective implementation of legislation to minimize the plastic use in the community. There is need for parent's awareness and In-service education programme for teachers about hazards of plastic use so that they can create more awareness among students regarding hazards of plastic use

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