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Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding sexual health among young adults

Atul Kumar, Mahalingam Venkateshan, Selvi.

Background: Adulthood is the pinnacle of all stages of human growth and development. Sexuality plays the axial role in all the spheres of human life. Individualís health can be regarded on the reciprocal function of his sexuality and sexual practices. Abnormal sexuality results in deviation in physical, physiological, psychological and even economical disturbances. The main aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding sexual health among young adults.
Methods: Quasi experimental one group pre-test and post-test research design was used. Sixty young male adults were selected by using non probability convenient sampling. After the pretest structured teaching programme (STP) on sexual health was implemented among young male adults and on 15th day of STP post-test was done by using the same tools.
Results: During the pre-test majority (91.7%) of males had inadequate knowledge regarding sexual health .The mean knowledge score was significantly (p

Key words: Knowledge, Male adults, Sexual health, Structured teaching program

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