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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Self Instructional Module on Knowledge of Teenagers Regarding the Psycho-Physiological Hazards of Mobile Phones in Selected Higher Secondary School Bandikui, Jaipur

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 4)

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Page : 1656-1657

Keywords : this Research Article is for the awareness regarding harmful effect of mobile for the general people and advice to them to minimize the use of smartphone and prevent from more exposure;

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Introduction: Using cellular phone has rapidly increased all over the world. Also, the concern on the possible health hazards of electromagnetic fields (EMF) induced from cell phone to reproduction has been growing in many countries. The dramatic growth of mobile phone (MP) use among teenagers students has increased interest in its possible health hazards in this age group. Material & Methods: Samples selected for the study was teenagers in higher secondary school of Bandikui, Jaipur city. Using simple randomized sampling technique 80 samples were selected and assessed by self-administer questionnaire tool. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Result: The Mean & S. D of Pre Vs Post on knowledge of selected school in Bandikui, Jaipur regarding knowledge regarding Psycho physiological hazards of mobile phones i. e. Pre group are 13.49±4.421, Post are 24.60±4.651. As per the table the mean difference of pre Vs post group selected school in Jaipur is (11.113) and the t-test was statistically significant as the obtained value (15.632) is higher than the tabulated value (1.97) required for t-ratio to be significant at.05 level of confidence. Discussion: The findings of the study were discussed in terms of objectives and hypothesis of the study. The tool had two sections, Section I deals with demographic data, Section II deals with structured questionnaire on knowledge and preventive measures hazards of mobile phone to evaluate the effectiveness of self-instructional module. Keyword: Assess Effectiveness, Psycho-physiological Hazards, and Higher Secondary School.

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