A pre experimental one group pre-test post-test study was under taken to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on obesity among junior college of students in selected junior colleges at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
The sample consists of 30 junior college students by simple random sampling technique. A structured questionnaire and teaching plan was prepared to assess the knowledge of junior college students on obesity. The content validity was obtained from the experts in the field of nursing, nutrition and medicine.
The data analysis and interpretation was done with the help of descriptive and inferential statistics. The study findings shows that most of the students 73.33% were in the age group of 15-16 years and most of them were females (53.33%), maximum students were from Bi. P.C group (46.66%), 53.33%of the junior college students having their monthly family income ranging between 7001 rupees to 9000 rupees, 56.66% of students stay in the hostel accommodation. many of them (56.66%) did not present with the family history of Obesity and majority of the students (90%) BMI is below 24. The study findings reveal that there is significant different in the pre-test and post- test knowledge scores of junior college students. The structured teaching program has increased the knowledge of junior college students on obesity.
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Sankranti Queenmary. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Obesity among Junior College Students in Selected Colleges at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(2): April- June 2014; Page 144-146.