International Journal of Home Science
2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 1, PART A
Nutrition education to advance knowledge of adolescent girls
Author(s): Pratibha Singh, Shivani Bhardwaj, Shalu and Rita Singh Raghuvanshi
The present study was conducted to study the knowledge of nutrition and effect of nutrition education on knowledge gain among adolescent girls. Sample group of 1003 adolescent girls in the age group of 12-17 years was selected from one government school of Gadarpur, District Udham Singh Nagar. A nutrition awareness programme of one week duration was developed and implemented on the sample group after assessing their existing nutritional knowledge with the help of pre-test. After imparting nutrition education to the girls with the help of booklets, lecture and discussion, post-test was conducted and the knowledge increment was calculated with the help of pre and post test scores. The average knowledge increment was 43.67% which shows the positive impact of nutrition education on adolescent girls.
How to cite this article:
Pratibha Singh, Shivani Bhardwaj, Shalu and Rita Singh Raghuvanshi. Nutrition education to advance knowledge of adolescent girls. International Journal of Home Science. 2018; 4(1): 01-03.