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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Effectiveness Of Video Assisted Teaching Programme On Knowledge Regarding Dengue Fever Among Adults

Dr. S. Vijayalakshmi, Mrs. S. Mahalakshmi

Keywords : Effectiveness, VAT, Knowledge, Dengu fever, Adults

Citation Information : Vijayalakshmi DS, Mahalakshmi MS. Effectiveness Of Video Assisted Teaching Programme On Knowledge Regarding Dengue Fever Among Adults. 2016; 9 (2):30-32.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-2-30

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding dengue fever among adults residing in Natham village Methods: Pre-experimental one group pre test and post test design was adopted to find out their knowledge on dengue fever. In pre test structured questionnaire was administered about dengue fever. The video assisted teaching programme was conducted to the study samples for one week. The post test was done after attending the training programme. Results: The findings of the present showed that among 30 samples 80% of them had adequate knowledge of dengue fever, 16.67% of them had moderately adequate knowledge of dengue fever and 3.33% of them had inadequate knowledge of dengue fever. The overall score mean score was 40.77 with a SD 6.73 and ‘t’ value was 8.51. The level of p-probability is highly significant at level of p<0.001. Conclusion: The study finding indicates that video assisted teaching programme was effective.


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