International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2019)

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of child to child approach on knowledge regarding dengue fever among school going children at Avadi


T Mary Minolin, Sowndhariya

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of child to child approach on knowledge regarding dengue fever among school going children in experimental group in a rural area of avadi. Method: A Experimental study was conducted among 100 students, 50 each in experimental group and control group who met the inclusive criteria convenient sampling technique was used for selecting the sample. Data collection was done using an self-administered knowledge questionnaire. Results: Among 100 samples the present study reveals that 38% of students have adequate knowledge in the experimental group where in control group 10% adequate knowledge regarding dengue fever. Conclusion: Lack of awareness and unhealthy practices create a serious public health threat among school children.
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