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A pre –experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programe on knowledge regarding breast self examination among fmphw ist year students at ramzan institute of paramedical sciences, Gulshan Nagar, Nowgam Srinagar, Kashmir, India


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Author Details : Syed Arifa, Syed Shahid Siraj*

Volume : 3, Issue : 1, Year : 2020

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According to the world cancer report 2017 about 5.37 lakh Indian women got Breast cancer in 2012 and was a leading cause of death among women between age group of 20 and 59 years worldwide. Among Kashmiri women breast cancer is the second leading cancer after esophageal cancer, with an incidence rate of 12.6 per 100,000 women. The study was conducted with the aim to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding breast self examination among FMPHW Ist year students at Ramzan institute of paramedical sciences, Gulshan nagar, Nowgam Srinagar Kashmir. A quantitative pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test design was adopted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding breast self examination among FMPHW Ist year students at Ramzan institute of paramedical sciences, Gulshan nagar, Nowgam Srinagar Kashmir. Convenient sampling technique was used to collect data from FMPHW Ist year students using self administered structured knowledge questionnaire. The data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics and the results of the study revealed that there was significant difference between pre -test and post-test knowledge scores regarding breast self- examination among FMPHW Ist year students i:e the mean post-test knowledge score (31.9± 2.86) was higher than pre-test knowledge score (16.8 ± 3.50), which shows the effectiveness of structured teaching programme.

Keywords: Structured teaching programme, FMPHW students, Knowledge, Breast Self Examination, Breast cancer

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijpns.2020.001

How to cite : Arifa S, Siraj S S, A pre –experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programe on knowledge regarding breast self examination among fmphw ist year students at ramzan institute of paramedical sciences, Gulshan Nagar, Nowgam Srinagar, Kashmir, India. J Paediatr Nurs Sci 2020;3(1):1-14

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