International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022 | Rating: 5.7 / 10

Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Physiological Changes during Pregnancy among Primigravida Mother in Selected Rural Area

Kanchan Singh [3] | K. Sridevi [4] | Senthil Thirusangu

Abstract: Introduction: Menstrual hygiene refers to the individual hygiene put into practice during menstruation. A girl requirements to practice a high level of individual hygiene during her periods and the individual hygiene starts from the selection of best sanitary products, its proper usage, disposal, body cleanliness, diet, etc. Menstrual hygiene is significant because it is a usual process of hygiene related to put into practice of girls during menstruation as it has an impact in terms of to prevent reproductive tract infections and urinary tract infections. Aim: The aim of the study is to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on the knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene among women of child bearing age in selected community of rural area Prayagraj (U. P.) Methods: The conceptual framework in this study is based on King?s Goal attainment theory, (King Imogene, 1981). The research design selected for the study is the pre-experimental one-group pre-test post-test design. Convenient sampling technique was used to collect the data. Total 50 women of child bearing age were selected for the research study living in Urrahat community rural area Prayagraj (U. P.) Self-structured questionnaire was prepared to assess the knowledge of women of child bearing age regarding menstrual hygiene. In this study independent variable was structured teaching programme prepared by the researcher and dependent variables was knowledge of the sample. Result: Mean pre-test score of women of child bearing age was 6.9 and mean post-test score was 25.42 with the mean difference of 19. The computed?t? value (-33.77 P.000) showed that there was a highly significant difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge score. There was no significant association between age, type of family, religion, monthly income of the family, age at your menstruation started and source of information and pre-test score. There was significant association between educational status and pre-test score. Conclusion: The findings of the present study showed that the mean post-test knowledge score (25.42) is higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score (6.9). Hence the research hypothesis H2 is accepted. This indicates that an structured teaching programme is effective in increasing the knowledge score among women of child bearing age regarding menstrual hygiene.

Keywords: Menstruation, Menstrual Hygiene, Effectiveness

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,

Pages: 32 - 36

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