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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
A study to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding selfprotective measures while spraying pesticides among farmers at selected rural areas, Tumkur

Shivateerth Hiremath

The quasi experimental design was used for the present study are 100 farmers working in selected area. Study used purposive sampling technique. A semi structured questionnairewas used asses the knowledge. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. The analysis and the data were based on the objectives and hypothesis. The assessment of overall post-test knowledge level of the farmers regarding self-protective measures while spraying pesticides shows that, the majority of 74.85% farmers have adequate knowledge .The levels of knowledge during pretest and post- test are compared to prove the effectiveness of structured teaching programme .Comparison between Pre-Test and Post-Test scores of farmer’s level of knowledge before and after administration of STP. In pre- test 86% farmers had inadequate knowledge on self-protective measures while spraying pesticides, 14% had moderate level of knowledge and none of them had adequate level of knowledge. But in the post-test, none of the farmers are inadequate knowledge, 30% farmers are moderate level of knowledge, 70% farmers are adequate level of knowledge regarding self-protective measures while spraying pesticides.
The findings of the study shows that, the majority of 74.85%of farmers had adequate knowledge regarding the self-protective measures while spraying pesticides. The study concluded that there is significant increase in the knowledge level among farmers after structured teaching progammme.
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Shivateerth Hiremath. A study to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding selfprotective measures while spraying pesticides among farmers at selected rural areas, Tumkur. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2020;2(1):01-04.
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