International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021

A Study to Assess the Effect of Self Instructional Module on Prevention of Uterine Prolapse among Working Women in Selected Govt. Offices of Kamrup (M) District, Assam

Malashree Hazarika | Anupama Dutta [3] | Hemeswari Bhuyan [4]

Abstract: Introduction: Uterine prolapse is a common female complain at least half of all women goes through it. Fear, misconception, shyness and lack of knowledge regarding the diseases and treatment are the issues that emerged the need of research study on uterine prolapse. The aim of the study is to assess the knowledge and effect of SIM on prevention of uterine prolapse of working women. Methods: A quantitative evaluative research approach and pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test design was used in this study. A self- structured questionnaire on prevention of uterine prolapse was administered among selected 60 working women through non-probability consecutive sampling technique. Results: The mean post-test knowledge scores (14.52) of working women after administration of SIM on prevention of uterine prolapse was significantly higher than their mean pre-test knowledge score (8.60) with ?t? calculated value (t59) 13.26, (p-value <0.001). There was a significant association between pre-test level of knowledge among working women with place of delivery. Conclusion: SIM was found to be very effective method in creating awareness on prevention of uterine prolapse as the subjects gained knowledge after implementing of the SIM.

Keywords: Uterine prolapse, Working women, Self instructional module, SIM

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021,

Pages: 1283 - 1286

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