International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022

Impact of Video Assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Menstrual Hygiene among Adolescent Girls in Selected Urban Area of Bangalore

S. Vijayamalar | Dr. Ramu

Abstract: The word adolescent is derived from Latin word adolescence which means to grow into maturity. Adolescence is a period of transition from childhood to adulthood. WHO has defined adolescence as the age group 10-19 year? These are formative years when maximum amount of physical, psychological, developmental and behavioural changes take place. In India adolescent girls accounts for a little more than one- fifth of the population. The onset on menstruation is one of the most important changes occurring among the girls during the adolescent years. Adolescent girls having better knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene and safe practices are less vulnerable to infections and it Consequences. With the Primary objectives to assess the Impact of Video Assisted teaching Programme on Knowledge on Menstrual Management among adolescent girls. A quasi-experimental pre-test and post-test design and the setting were urban area of Bangalore. The samples of this study comprised of 40 adolescent girls. Purposive sampling technique was used. Pre-test was conducted on first day followed by structured teaching programme for about 30 minutes. Post-test was done on the seventh day. Data were collected with help of structure knowledge questionnaire. The data reliability was 0.8 and validity of tool was ensured before proceeding with data collection. The Result In the pre-test 04% adolescent girls had inadequate knowledge, 55 % had averagModerately adequate knowledge and 35 .5 % had adequate knowledge. However, in the post-test 47% adequate Knowledge and very few had inadequate knowledge and none had poor knowledge. Structured teaching programme was found to be effective in the improving knowledge level of menstrual hygiene management among adolescent girls at p<0.05 level of significance for 59 degree of freedom since paired ?t Test showed for -3.4491 which is greater than the table value, at p<0.05 level of significance for 59 degrees of freedom. Significant association was obtained between pre test levels of Knowledge Thus, the above results revels that there is increased knowledge level of adolescent girls about menstrual hygiene management.

Keywords: Structured Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Adolescent girls, Knowledge on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,

Pages: 829 - 833

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