EFFECTIVENESS OF PEER EDUCATION ON KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE REGARDING HIGH RISK BEHAVIOR AMONG ADOLESCENT BOYS AT SELECTED SCHOOLS

Dr. Peter Jasper Youtham, Mr. Suresh Chide

Abstract


In This Pre Experimental Design, Sample consisted Of 100 Adolescent boys Selected By Non Probability convenient Sampling Technique. Self Structure Questionnaire & attitude scale Was Used For Assessing The Knowledge & attitude Of Adolescent boys Pre Test Was Conducted By Using The Same Structured Questionnaire And attitude scale After 30 Days Post Test Was Conducted Using The Same Structured Questionnaire & attitude scale For Assessing The Effectiveness Of Peer Education On Knowledge And Attitude Regarding High Risk Behavior Among Adolescent Boys At Selected Schools, Mean Percentage Of The Knowledge Score & attitude score Of  Post Test Mean 21.32 for knowledge and 23.24 in attitude  Was Higher Than Mean Pre Test 12.91 for knowledge and 14.61 for attitude. The ‘T’ Value For Total Pre Test And Post Test Was 27.17 The Data Was Analyzed In Terms Of Descriptive And Inferential Statistics.


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