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A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AUDIO DRAMA ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING ORAL HYGIENE AMONG CHILDREN IN SELECTED BLIND SCHOOLS OF PUNE CITY

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Introduction: The prevalence of childhood blindness was 0.17% in India. Oral hygiene is one of the difficult tasks to do for visually impaired children. Unfortunately, conventional methods of teaching of maintenance of oral hygiene like using visual aids, disclosing agents do not aid in teaching the visually impaired children who depend of touch and feel to learn. The number of people visually impaired due to infectious disease has greatly reduced in the last 20 years. Around 80 % of all visual impairment cause can be avoided or cured. True ability of understanding by others means will improve understanding of visually impaired children and help in their practices in maintaining oral hygiene. The present study title: “A study to assess the effectiveness of audio drama on knowledge regarding oral hygiene among children in selected blind schools of Pune city”. The objective of the study was to assess the level of knowledge regarding oral hygiene before administration of audio drama among blind children, To assess the level of knowledge regarding oral hygiene after administration of audio drama among blind children, to assess the effectiveness of audio drama on knowledge regarding oral hygiene among blind children and to associate finding with selected demographic variable. Material and Methods: In present study, researcher adopted Quasi experimental pre-test –post-test single group design. It was carried out on60 blind children. The Non-probability purposive sampling technique was used to select 60 blind children. The sample consisted of 60 blind children who fulfilled the inclusion criteria of the study. In order to assess the effectiveness of the audio drama on knowledge regarding oral hygiene self-structured questionnaire on knowledge regarding oral hygiene was used as data collection tool. The content validity of the tool was done after obtaining suggestions from 19 experts in the field of medical, Nursing, Schools, Statistician and Angel Certified media studio etc. Reliability of the tool was done using the “split-half method” by using “Karl Pearson’s formula. Reliability was found that the ‘r’ value was 0.85 hence the tool was found reliable. Ethical clearance was taken from Institutional ethics committee. Result: Majority (58.33%) of the children was from the age group of 12 years, 46.66% of them were in 5th standard & all were belonging to nuclear family. The findings show that 90% are having good knowledge and 10% are having average knowledge with mean score 7.9833and SD 1.14 before intervention. Findings of this section show that all blind children are having good knowledge after 2 hrs assessment with mean score 15.91 and SD 0.336 after intervention. After 7 days again assessment done which shows that all blind children are having good knowledge with mean score 15.703 and SD 0.743 after 7 days of intervention. It means knowledge regarding oral hygiene is not learnt temporarily, it retained for long time. Study concludes that audio drama is effective on knowledge regarding oral hygiene among children. Knowledge regarding Oral hygiene of blind children is not significantly associated with demographic variables. Conclusion: From the above findings, the researcher concluded that The descriptive analysis was done to assess the effectiveness of audio drama on knowledge regarding oral hygiene which shows that audio drama is effective method for enhancement of knowledge of children.

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Effectiveness, Audio drama, Knowledge, Oral hygiene, Children, Blind

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"A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AUDIO DRAMA ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING ORAL HYGIENE AMONG CHILDREN IN SELECTED BLIND SCHOOLS OF PUNE CITY ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.6, Issue 6, page no.1038-1047, June 2019, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1908A95.pdf

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"A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AUDIO DRAMA ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING ORAL HYGIENE AMONG CHILDREN IN SELECTED BLIND SCHOOLS OF PUNE CITY ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.6, Issue 6, page no. pp1038-1047, June 2019, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1908A95.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1908A95
Registration ID: 227175
Published In: Volume 6 | Issue 6 | Year June-2019
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Area: Engineering
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