A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Self Instructional Module On Fast Foods And Its Hazards Among Adolescents In Selected Schools, Guwahati, Assam

International Journal of Medical Science
© 2019 by SSRG - IJMS Journal
Volume 6 Issue 7
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Ms.Gaisinlu Phaomei, Mrs. Nirmali Gogoi, Ms.Maryhunlang Marboh
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Ms.Gaisinlu Phaomei, Mrs. Nirmali Gogoi, Ms.Maryhunlang Marboh, "A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Self Instructional Module On Fast Foods And Its Hazards Among Adolescents In Selected Schools, Guwahati, Assam," SSRG International Journal of Medical Science, vol. 6,  no. 7, pp. 33-39, 2019. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23939117/IJMS-V6I7P107


The present scenario flashes light on many adult diseases, have their roots in childhood and adolescence. The study was attempted to assess the effectiveness of self instructional module on fast foods and its hazards among the 80 adolescents in selected schools, Guwahati,Assam. Pre- experimental one group pre test post test design and evaluative research approach was adopted. The sample consisted of 80 adolescents. Random sampling technique was used for this study. Data was collected by using questionnaire on demographic performa, and structured knowledge questionnaire. The results showed that there was marked increase in post test knowledge. In knowledge , post test mean was 22.4 and the pre-test mean was 17.55 which represent the effectiveness of self instructional module. The t-paired value was found to be 25.12 which were highly significant at p<0.05 levels. The findings of the provided score evidence that self-instructional module was effective in increasing the knowledge regarding fast foods and its hazards. In the study of association between the pre test knowledge scores and the selected socio demographic variables, it is found that there is significant association between the family monthly income and mother’s occupation.


effectiveness, adolescents, fast foods, hazards, self instructional module.


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