Journal of Advanced Practices in Nursing

ISSN: 2573-0347

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Effectiveness of Role Play on Knowledge Regarding Personal Hygiene among School going Children at Selected School, Bhubaneswar, Odisha


Singh S*, Das N and Sahoo P

For kids, maintenance of personal hygiene helps to enhance the standard of life and longevity. Hygiene springs from “Hygeia” the divinity of health in Greek mythology. Hygiene is one in every of the important a part of life. one in every of the foremost effective ways in which we’ve to safeguard ourselves from sickness is nice personal hygiene. Personal hygiene facilitates to prevent/reduce kid mortality from communicable diseases, injuries and different health issues by implementing the academic programme, health education. A interventional study was beneath taken to find out the level of knowledge relating to personal hygiene, measure the effectiveness of role play on knowledge relating to personal hygiene among school going kids and To verify the association between the pre-test knowledge score with selected socio-demographic variables. The abstract framework adopted for the study was supported the modified Widen back clinical nursing theory (1964). In this study purposive sampling techniques was accustomed choose a hundred school going children (10-12 years) who are meeting the sampling criteria. Descriptive and inferential statistics were accustomed to analyze knowledge within the study. Chi square was taken to seek out the association between levels of data with socio-demographic variables. The finding of the study unconcealed that the role play relating to personal hygiene was vital wherever the “t” value was 23.799. The study concluded that the role play was a best method for improve the knowledge of kids relating to personal hygiene.


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Received Date: Jan 01, 1970
Accepted Date: Jan 01, 1970
Published Date: Jan 01, 1970

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