International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | United Arab Emirates | Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016


An Interventional Study on Effectiveness of Structured Education Programme in Improving the Knowledge of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome among Female Students of Ras Al Khaimah Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE

Atiqulla Shariff | Gulam Saidunnisa Begum | Ghufran Ayman | Bana Mohammad | Raghad Housam | Noura Khaled


Abstract: This study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured education programme on the knowledge of PCOS among female university students. A validated questionnaire was administered to all the 244 participants to assess the baseline knowledge. The post intervention knowledge scores were assessed by administration of questionnaire again following a structured education programme on PCOS. A statistically significant difference was observed between pre and post intervention knowledge scores with p value 0.000. The knowledge of participants was improved through structured education programme that can play a vital role in prevention and early diagnosis of PCOS. This may also help in effective management of disease thereby preventing many long term complications.


Keywords: PCOS, intervention, knowledge, structured education programme, endocrine disorder, adolescence


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016,


Pages: 1659 - 1663

An Interventional Study on Effectiveness of Structured Education Programme in Improving the Knowledge of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome among Female Students of Ras Al Khaimah Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE


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Atiqulla Shariff, Gulam Saidunnisa Begum, Ghufran Ayman, Bana Mohammad, Raghad Housam, Noura Khaled, "An Interventional Study on Effectiveness of Structured Education Programme in Improving the Knowledge of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome among Female Students of Ras Al Khaimah Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=NOV153158, Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016, 1659 - 1663, #ijsrnet

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