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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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A Comparative Study to Assess the Knowledge and Practices among Female Health Workers and Staff Nurses on Aseptic Techniques during Delivery in Selected PHCs & Hospitals at Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra

Milind Manohar Kale, Pradnya Deepak Gaikar

Abstract: A comparative study to assess the knowledge and practices among female health workers and staff nurses on aseptic techniques during delivery in selected PHCs & Hospital at Ratnagiri Dist., Maharashtra. A comparative study was conducted to assess the knowledge and practices among female health workers and staff nurses on aseptic techniques during delivery in selected PHCs & Hospital at Ratnagiri Dist., Maharashtra. The objectives of the study were to find out correlation between knowledge and practices of aseptic techniques among female health workers and staff nurses and to compare knowledge and practices of aseptic techniques among female health workers and staff nurses. The sample selected for the present study was female health workers working in selected PHCs and the staff nurses working in selected Maternity Hospitals at Ratnagiri Dist. The sample size for the study was 100, out of which 50 were female health workers working at selected PHCs of Ratnagiri Dist., and 50 were staff nurses working at selected hospitals were selected by purposive sampling technique. The data was collected by using structured knowledge questionnaire and structured observational checklist developed by the researcher. The data was tabulated, graphed, analyzed and interpreted by both descriptive and inferential statistics on the basis of the objectives and hypothesis of the study. The study findings suggest that the knowledge is better in staff nurses than female health workers & staff nurses are better in practices than female health workers regarding aseptic techniques. The study were concluded that the there is no significant relationship between knowledge and practice on aseptic techniques among female health workers and staff nurses. (p =1.96, P> 0.05). & the significance of correlation between knowledge & practices of female health workers and staff nurses on aseptic techniques during delivery which indicated that there is no correlation between knowledge & practices of female health workers (r = 0.2762) & staff nurses. (r = 0.1623).

Keywords: Aseptic Techniques, Female Health Worker, Staff Nurses, PHC


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