A Pre experimental pre-test, post-test design was used to assess an effectiveness of planned health teaching regarding ill-effects of Junk food among the students of Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Gujarat. The data were collected from 100 students of Joitiba College of Nursing by using Non- Probability Convenient Sampling Technique with the tool of 25 multiple choice questionnaires. The post test was conducted after 7 days of planned teaching. Findings of Demographic variables revealed that the highest percentage were in the age group of 19 years and above 49(49%), females 86(86%), Hindus 93(93%), from joint family 70(70%), children of graduate fathers and mothers 55(55%), 45(45), their mothers were housewives 65(65%) and staying at Home 61(61%). The pretest level of knowledge showed that 91(91%) were inadequate, 9(9%) were moderate and posttest level of knowledge showed that 16(16%) adequate, 63(63%) moderate and only 21(21%) were inadequate. The paired “t” test value (24.443***) showed significant difference between the pre-test and post-test level of knowledge score and Chi-square was used to find out the association between the post-test level of knowledge and selected demographic variables and findings revealed that there was no significant association.
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Jeenath Justin Doss. K.. Effectiveness of Planned Health Teaching Regarding Ill-Effects of Junk Food among the Students of Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Gujarat. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(4): Oct.- Dec. 2014; Page 376-378.