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EFFECTIVENESS OF STRUCTURED TEACHNG PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF LORRY DRIVERS REGARDING HIV/AIDS IN SELECTED AREA OF SALEM TOWN

Ms. V. Bamalakshmi

Keywords : Structured teaching programme on HIV/AIDS and Lorry Drivers

Citation Information : Bamalakshmi MV. EFFECTIVENESS OF STRUCTURED TEACHNG PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF LORRY DRIVERS REGARDING HIV/AIDS IN SELECTED AREA OF SALEM TOWN. 2015; 8 (3):30-34.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-8-3-30

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

To determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge, attitude and practice of lorry drivers regarding HIV/AIDS. Method:- A community based study was conducted in Sekar brothers lorry office at shevapet, Salem. Data was collected using pre experimental research design (one group pretest and posttest). Data was collected by using structured questionnaire with interview schedule and structured self administered questionnaire to assess the knowledge and practice on HIV/AIDS respectively among lorry drivers and Four point likert\'s scals was used to assess their attitude through structured interview questionnaire. 40 subjects were selected through non-probability convenient sampling technique. The knowledge, attitude and practice of lorry drivers regarding HIV/AIDS was assessed before and after the structured teaching programme. Results: In pretest majority 38 (95%) of the lorry drivers had inadequate knowledge and three forth 30 (75%) of them had unfavourable attitude, where as in the part test 30 (75%) of them had moderately adequate knowledge and favorable attitude respectively.


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