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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part C
A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding health hazards of using mobile phone among college students at selected colleges of Distt. Kangra

Neha Bharti

Mobile phone addiction is the commonest among all adolescent. Now a day’s adults are facing the health hazards due to excessive mobile abuse. The emission from a cell phone can be extremely harmful, causing tumors, memory loss, and increased blood pressure and weakening the immune system. The main aim of the study was to enhance the knowledge regarding health hazards of using mobile phone among college students. The quantitative pre-experimental survey approach was used in the present study which includes 60 students of selected colleges of Distt Kangra. Data was collected by socio-demographic variables and self-structured knowledge questionnaire. Collected data was analyzed by inferential and descriptive statistics. Tables and bar diagrams were used to depict the findings. In the result pre-test knowledge scores showed that 73.4% students had average knowledge while 21.6% students had below average and only 3.4% students had good knowledge. However, 1.6% students had poor knowledge score regarding health hazards of using mobile phones. And post-test knowledge scores showed that more than half of the students had average knowledge score i.e. (51.6%) while other students had good knowledge score i.e. (48.4%). However no students had below average and poor knowledge score regarding health hazards of using mobile phones. “t” test was applied to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme and chi- square test was applied to find out the relationship between the knowledge regarding health hazards of using mobile phones and socio- demographic variables.
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How to cite this article:
Neha Bharti. A pre-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding health hazards of using mobile phone among college students at selected colleges of Distt. Kangra. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2019;2(1):187-190. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2019.v2.i1.C.46
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