EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH EDUCATION AMONG FEMALE TEACHERS OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL REGARDING PROBLEMS IN ADOLESCENCE

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  • Shalini Devgan
  • Avtar Singh Padda
  • Tejbir Singh
  • Shyam Sunder Deepti
  • Jasleen Kaur
  • Surendra Kumar Ahluwalia

Abstract

Research question: What is the effectiveness of health education among female teachers of senior secondary schools regarding problems in adolescence? Objective: To document the effectiveness of health education among female teachers of senior secondary schools regarding problems in adolescence before and after intervention. Study Design: An interventional study. Settings: Fifty senior secondary schools both private and government of Amritsar district. Participants: Teachers of senior secondary schools. Study variables: Knowledge, attitude and practices regarding problems among adolescents and regarding help they extend Statistical analysis: Chi- square test Results: Result shows majority 145(63%) teachers said they were consulted by the adolescents for their problems and 127(55.2%) teachers had partial knowledge about adolescent problems. Maximum 87(37.8%) teachers said that they counselled the girls. Conclusion: It can be concluded from the present study that the overall knowledge of teachers regarding adolescent health problems is less.

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2012-06-30

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Devgan S, Padda AS, Singh T, Deepti SS, Kaur J, Ahluwalia SK. EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH EDUCATION AMONG FEMALE TEACHERS OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL REGARDING PROBLEMS IN ADOLESCENCE. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2012 Jun. 30 [cited 2021 Dec. 5];24(2):107-12. Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/232

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