Effects of Health Literacy Promoting Program on Particulate Matters for Secondary School Students Applying Phenomenon-based Learning with Blended Learning
Keywords:Health literacy promoting program, Particulate matters, Phenomenon-based learning, Blended learning
The purpose of this research was to study the effects of a health literacy promoting program on particulate matters for secondary school students. The samples were 60 secondary schools with health literacy about particulate matters at a low level. Divided into two groups with 30 students in the experiment group that received the health literacy promoting program on particulate matters for 8 weeks, 2 days per week, 1 hour per day and 30 students in the control group not received the health literacy promoting program. Instruments used were the health literacy promotion program about particulate matters. Data were collected by the health literacy about particulate matters questionnaire. Statistics used to analyze data were descriptive statistics; means, frequency, standard deviation, analytical statistics; paired sample t-test and independent sample t-test at the statistical significance (p < 0.001). After the experiment, it was found that the mean score of health literacy about particulate matters of the experimental group was significantly higher than the control group (p < 0.001). This research indicated that the intervention increased health literacy about particulate matters of secondary school students.
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