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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 2
First page : ( 155) Last page : ( 158)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2017.00033.6

A Study to assess the knowledge regarding infertility among women's in selected OBG clinics in order to provide health education in a selected OBG clinics at Chitradurga, Karnataka

Mrs. Hiremath Sudharani G*

Vice-Principal, Shree H. N. Shukla Nursing School, Rajkot, Gujarat

*Corresponding Author E-mail: sudharani110@yahoo.com

Online published on 23 June, 2017.


The study was conducted to assess the regarding infertility among women's. The study was conducted in selected OBG clinics at Chitradurga, Karnataka. Total samples were 30. The research design of the study was pre-experimental design one-group pre-test and post-test method was used. The study was conducted at selected OBG clinics at Chitradurga. Non-probability convenient sampling technique was used. A structured knowledge questionnaire was used to collect the data from the infertile women before and after the health education programme on knowledge regarding positive practices to enhance fertility. The reliability of the tool was confirmed by test-retest method. This study revealed that, in the pre-test out of 30 subjects majority 23 (76.67%) of them had inadequate knowledge with a overall mean score of 8.37 (SD=4.37). But in the post-test majority of infertile women 20 (66.67%) reported adequate knowledge regarding infertility after the health education programme with an overall mean score of 16.2 (SD=2.15). Chi-square test was calculated to find out the association between post-test levels of knowledge regarding infertility among infertility women's with selected demographic variables such as age, occupation, socio economic status, educational status, types of marriage, duration of marriage, types of family, numbers of children, spouse is staying together and history of any disease. It shows that there is no any significant association between post test levels of knowledge and demographic variables.



Knowledge, Infertility, Health Education.


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