Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge of hypertensive clients regarding modification of daily life patterns. Design and Methods: Quasi – experimental one group pre test post test design was used. 75 hypertensive clients were selected by Purposive sampling technique. The pre-test was administered by using the interview schedule followed by Structured Teaching Program. After 7 days, the Post-test was administered by using the same interview schedule for evaluating the effectiveness of STP on the hypertension related knowledge. Results: The finding of the study revealed that there was a marked increase in overall knowledge score of post test (24.36) than the pre test score (12.91) which represent the effectiveness (t=14.52; p<0.005) of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding modification of daily life patterns. Conclusions: Thus, structured teaching program was effective improving the knowledge of clients on modification of daily life patterns on the basis of the findings; the research concluded that the prepared structured teaching program was effective.
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Kavitha. T. A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Modification of Daily Life Patterns Among Hypertensive Clients Attending OPD at Selected Hospital, Bangalore. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2016; 6(1): 93-95. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2016.00019.7