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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 3
First page : ( 249) Last page : ( 253)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00055.X

A Descriptive Study to assess the knowledge of Females regarding Female Infertility in selected area at Jandiala Guru Amritsar with view to develop an informational guidelines.

Mrs. Kaur Mandeep1,*, Mrs. Kaur Amandeep2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Nursing, Sri Guru Ramdas College of Nursing, S.G.R.D. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Amritsar

2Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Nursing, G.T.B College of Nursing, Jandiala Guru, Amritsar

*Corresponding Author's Email: mandeepkaurkaler1984@gmail.com

Online published on 12 January, 2017.

Abstract

Parenthood is a fundamental human need. The urge to reproduce is virtually universal. Every human being have a desire to become a parent and look after his/her children. Infertility primary refers to a biological inability of a person to contribute a conception. Inability may also refer to state of women who are unable to carry a pregnancy to full term. So the investigators have come to the conclusion that in developing countries like India, The women are having inadequate knowledge regarding female infertility in both rural and urban community. That is why the investigators planned to conduct a descriptive study to assess the knowledge of female regarding female infertility. The research design selected for the study was descriptive research design. The study was conducted in the month of February, 2013 on 40 female participants. Convenience sampling was employed to collect data. Structured knowledge questionnaire was administered through interview schedule. Information guidelines were given to increase the knowledge of females about infertility. Data was analyzed by descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. Assessment of existing level of Knowledge of females regarding female infertility reveals that among the majority 26 (65%) females were having inadequate knowledge, 11 (27.5%) females were having Moderate knowledge about female infertility and 3 (7.5%) were have adequate knowledge. There was no association of knowledge scores with selected socio-demographic variables, thus null hypothesis was accepted. In conclusion majority 26 (65%) females were having inadequate knowledge Therefore, information guidelines were given to the group to increase knowledge regarding female infertility it is recommended that education programms regarding female infertility should be organized at community level.

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Keywords

Infertility, knowledge, Information guidelines.

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