International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Comparative Studies | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020 | Rating: 7 / 10


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Breast Feeding among Primi Mothers in Selected Rural Communities of Udaipur City Rajasthan

Omprakash Veragi [2]


Abstract: Statement of the problem: A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding breast feeding among Primi Mothers in selected rural Communities of Udaipur City. Objectives of the study: To assess the pretest knowledge score regarding breast feeding among Primi Mothers in selected area of Udaipur City. To assess the Posttest knowledge score regarding breast feeding among Primi Mothers in selected area of Udaipur City. To find out the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding breast feeding among Primi mothers in selected area of Udaipur City. To find out the association between the pretest knowledge score regarding breast feeding with the select demographical variable. Methodology: The conceptual framework for this study is based on general system theory; pre- experimental one group pre test post test study design was adopted for this study. Samples were selected by convenient sampling technique and this study was conducted in selected rural communities of Udaipur city. Total 60 Primi mothers were selected. The pilot study was conducted; final data was collected, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Result: In pre test there were 28 ( 46.7 %) participants with inadequate knowledge, 32 (53.3 %) participants were having moderate knowledge and no one were having adequate knowledge regarding breastfeeding. Whereas In post-test majority of the participants 32 (53.3 %) were having adequate knowledge, 28 (46.7 %) were having moderately adequate knowledge and none of the participants were having inadequate knowledge. The mean post-test knowledge score 19.62 with mean percentage (65.4 %) was greater than the mean pre test knowledge score 11.73 with mean percentage (39.1 %). The mean difference between pre test and post-test score was 7.89 with the mean percentage of (26.3 %). Paired t calculated value is 23.74 *p<0.05 is significant at 0.05 % level.


Keywords: Assess, Knowledge, Effectiveness, Structured teaching programme, Primi mothers, Breastfeeding


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 8, August 2020,


Pages: 240 - 240



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