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RESEARCH ARTICLE

A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Structured Teaching Programme On knowledge and attitude of adolescent girls regarding Breast Self-Examination in Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering And Technology (RGCET) Puducherry.

V Bamalakshmi

Keywords : Structured Teaching Programme, Breast Self Examination

Citation Information : Bamalakshmi V. A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Structured Teaching Programme On knowledge and attitude of adolescent girls regarding Breast Self-Examination in Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering And Technology (RGCET) Puducherry.. 2016; 9 (3):25-28.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-3-25

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2016

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


Abstract

Breast self-examination is an ideal, safe, effective and cost free method which can be done by every woman with little training. Breast self-examination (BSE) is a screening method used in an attempt to detect early breast cancer. The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge and attitude of adolescent girls regarding breast self- examination, to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and attitude of adolescent girls regarding breast self-examination. The result revealed that there was significant difference (P<0.01) found in knowledge and attitude of adolescent girls regarding breast self-examination after the structured teaching programme. There was no significant association found between knowledge and attitude of adolescent girls regarding breast self-examination with selected demographic variables.


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