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Student Project | Gynaecology | India | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024
A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Informational Pamphlet Regarding Umbilical Cord Blood Banking on Knowledge among Antenatal Mothers Visiting PHC/CHC in selected Villages at Gurugram
Abstract: Cord blood is the blood from the baby that is left in the umbilical cord and placenta after the birth and it contains special cells called hematopoietic stem cells that can be used to treat various types of diseases. Over 400,000 cord blood units are now stored for use in more than 100 quality controlled public international cord blood banks. Stored cord blood samples have been used for transplants in both children and adults having malignant or non-malignant diseases. Cord blood stem cells are used to treat 80 + life threatening disease. The informational pamphlet will help the antenatal mothers gain complete unbiased information, which will empower them to make their own decisions leading to healthy whole lives. The present study was aimed to assess the effectiveness of informational pamphlet regarding umbilical cord blood banking on knowledge among antenatal mothers visiting PHC/CHC in selected villages at Gurugram. In this research quantitative approach with pre-experimental one group pre and post-test design was used. The sample consisted of 40 antenatal mothers and was selected by using purposive sampling technique. The collected data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics ('t' test). The result of the study showed that the mean post-test knowledge score and SD 12.63(70.10) ? 1.983 was higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score and SD 6.73(37.40) ? 1.552. The 't' value computed (t = 17.198) which is more than the table t-value at 0.001 level of significance showed a significant difference suggesting that the informational pamphlet was effective in increasing the knowledge of antenatal mothers on UCBB (umbilical cord blood banking).
Keywords: Effectiveness, informational pamphlet, antenatal mothers, UCBB
Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,
Pages: 1611 - 1614