International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020


Pre Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Institutional Delivery among Primi Gravida Mothers in the Selected Rural Areas of Dehradun

Deeksha Rawat


Abstract: BACKGROUND; The institutional delivery is being widely promoted because of its ability to promote child survival and reduce risk of maternal mortality. Institutional delivery gives a safe environment for the mother to avoid any risk of medical complications during labour. Institutional delivery takes the responsibility of offering childbirth and prenatal education classes to help the parents of the newborn baby. India is a third-world country which has a high growth rate, as it also has a high number of people living in BPL (below poverty line) level. Methodology; An evaluative research approach with one group pretest and post test Pre experimental design was used, The sample consisted of 30 Primi gravida mothers in selected rural areas of Dehradun. by Non Probability purposive sampling technique. CONCLUSION: In the present study 83.33 % primi gravida mothers had inadequate knowledge; 16.66 % had moderate knowledge and none had adequate knowledge in pre-test. In post-test (76.66 %) primi gravida mothers had adequate knowledge; (23.33 %) had moderate knowledge and none had inadequate knowledge. The paired t- test value for institutional delivery is 30.03. It evidence that the planned teaching program is significantly effective on improving the knowledge of primi gravida mothers regarding institutional delivery. In the present study the results of chi square analysis that the demographic variable such as knowledge about institutional delivery shows statistical significant association with the pretest level of knowledge and there was no significant association of other demographic variables with their pretest level of knowledge. The obtained chi square value of the variables such as Age (x2 =5.76, P>0.05), Educational status X2=2.15, P>0.05, OccupationX2=7.72, P>0.05OccupationX2 =3.57, P>0.05, Income (X2=0.607, P>0.05), ReligionX2 = 3.68, P>0.05, Type of familyX2 = 0.146, P>0.05and Source Of Information X 2 =1.99, P>0.05, knowledge about institutional delivery (X2=4.58,


Keywords: structured teaching program, primi gravida mothers, institutional delivery, effectiveness


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,


Pages: 1460 - 1464


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