BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study is to determine the effectiveness of structure teaching programme on Teenage pregnancy among adolescent girls selected College of Nursing, Mysuru. OBJECTVES: 1. To assess the knowledge regarding teenage pregnancy among adolescent girls. 2. To assess the effectiveness of structure teaching programme on knowledge regarding teenage pregnancy among adolescent girls. 3. To find out the association between pre-test knowledge of adolescent girls regarding teenage pregnancy with selected demographic variable. METHODS: In this study, one group is pre test and post test, pre experimental design was used and non probability convenient sampling technique was adopted to select adolescent girls in Vikram College of Nursing, Mysuru. Pilot study was conducted, the tool and study design were found to be feasible. Data were collected using a structured knowledge questionnaire. Structure teaching programme were given to the adolescent girls. The data were collected and analyse using descriptive and inferential statistics. RESULT: The result of the study reveal that the significance of difference between mean pre test and mean post test scores which was statistically tested using paired ‘t’ test. The mean difference between the mean pre test and mean post test knowledge score was 8.98 with standard deviation difference ±0.18. The paired ‘t’ (59)= 29.03 which was found to be highly significant at 0.05 level of significance. The result also shows that the knowledge score of adolescent girls had no significant association with their selected demographic variables except age, religion, previous source of information. CONCLUSION: There for, the study concluded that administration of structured teaching programme was an effective method of improve the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding teenage pregnancy.
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Lissa J, Sheela Willimas. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding teenage pregnancy among adolescent girls in selected college of Nursing at Mysuru. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2019; 9(3):337-340. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00072.7