International Journal of Home Science
2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 1, PART A
Effect of nutrition education programme on adolescents girls in Uttarakhand state
Author(s): Pratibha Singh, Shalu, Shikha and Rita Singh Raghuvanshi
The present study was carried out on 511 adolescents of 13 to 17 years of age. The sample was selected from government school of district Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand. A comprehensive and exhaustive questionnaire was formulated specifically keeping in mind the objectives of the study. The existing nutritional knowledge of adolescents was assessed with the help of a questionnaire which comprised of 15 multiple choice question and each questions carrying one marks in which student had to choose one correct answer. For assessing the existing knowledge of nutrition a pre-test was conducted in which nutrition and health related questions were included and after conducting pre-test, nutrition education was imparted to the adolescents. After imparting nutrition education post test was conducted and the data collected was analyzed. Results revealed that the increment in knowledge level of adolescents was 41.03 per cent. It can be concluded that nutrition education has positive effect on nutritional awareness level and it will help the adolescents to understand the requirements of their age which will further help them to be happy and healthy throughout their lives.
How to cite this article:
Pratibha Singh, Shalu, Shikha and Rita Singh Raghuvanshi. Effect of nutrition education programme on adolescents girls in Uttarakhand state. International Journal of Home Science. 2019; 5(1): 34-36.