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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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016 | Rating: 6.9 / 10


Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Antenatal Care among Pregnant Women

Pinal Bhabhor | Sijo Koshy [2]


Abstract: Background The antenatal care is complete when health information is imparted. About 60-80 % of neonatal death is attributed to low birth weight, and low birth weight is highly associated with maternal nutrition. In 20 % of low birth weight is due to maternal malnutrition. The study was to determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding antenatal care. Aims and objectives The aim of the study is to assess the level of knowledge on antenatal care among pregnant women of selected rural area of vadodara. Material and method Pre experimental one group pre-test post-test research design, and non probability convenience sampling technique was adopted to achieve the goal of the study. The tool consists of two parts. First part consist demographic data of the sample and second part consist of structured knowledge questionnaires. The sample was 60 pregnant women taken from rural area of Vadodara. Results The collected data was tabulated and analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. In the pre-test mean score was 14.22 + 4.041 and post-test means score was 22.24 4.769. The post-test level of knowledge mean score is significantly graters than the pre-test knowledge mean score. The t calculated value 9.082 is more than tabulated value 2.56 (Significant at 5 % level). Conclusion The t test was computed between pre-test and post-test score indicate that there was improvement the level of knowledge among pregnant women. Hence it incanted that structured teaching programme was effective. Therefore H1 was accepted. and (RH2) is partially accepted. Knowledge, Effectiveness, structured teaching programme, pregnant women.


Keywords: Knowledge, Effectiveness, structured teaching programme, pregnant women


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016,


Pages: 678 - 681


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