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Research Paper | Obstetrics and Gynecology | India | Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020
Effectiveness of Informational Module regarding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome on Knowledge among Young Women of Selected College at Lucknow
Rajni  | Sarita Dubey  | Dr. Sujata Deo
Abstract: Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common health issue which is caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones. Women with PCOS secretes higher-than-normal level of male hormones. Aim: The study was planned to compare the knowledge score regarding PCOS among young women before and after administration of informational module. Material and methods:: In this study the research approach was quasi experimental one group pre-test post- test performed on 70 young women of age group 15-24 years studying in Colleges of Lucknow city. The intervention Informational Module was introduced to the group after the pre-test. Knowledge was assessed by self-structured questionnaire before and after the 7 days of the intervention. The data were analyzed with the help of descriptive and inferential statistical techniques. Results: The results revealed that the mean pre-test score of knowledge regarding PCOS was 8.79±2.99 which after post-test increased to 18.30±3.35. The mean difference was 9.51. The obtained ‘z’ value 19.06 was statistically highly significant at (p<0.001) level. Conclusion: The study revealed that the informational module administered by the researcher was effective to increase the knowledge among young women regarding PCOS. Awareness regarding PCOS will reduce the long term health complications associated with PCOS.
Keywords: Effectiveness, Informational module, Knowledge, PCOS
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020,
Pages: 980 - 984
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