Effects of health education intervention on the level of knowledge of high school students regarding sexually transmitted infections

Date of Completion


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Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Health Education, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Adolescents


This study used quasi-experimental design. Purposive sampling was utilized to select 104 respondents consisting of 52 students from Imus National High School Alapan Annex and 52 students from Imus National High School Greengate Annex. A self-made questionnaire comprised of 30 multiple choice questions that determined the knowledge of the respondents regarding sexually transmitted infections was used. The tool was based on information derived from the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control about sexually transmitted infections. Data was analyzed through frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and t-test. The study found out that, 1) Majority of the respondents were 15 years old, female and Catholic; 2) The comparison group had moderate level of knowledge before and after health education intervention. The treatment group had a moderate level of knowledge before and after the health education intervention; 3) There was no significant difference in the level of knowledge between comparison and treatment group before the intervention. However, there was a significant difference for both groups in the level of knowledge after the health education intervention.

First Advisor

Leon L. Fojas

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