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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 1
First page : ( 19) Last page : ( 22)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00006.2

Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme in terms of Knowledge regarding Medical Termination of Pregnancy among Reproductive age group women in a selected Urban Slum area, Bangalore

Dr Devi Laishram Dabashini*, Mariamma Thomas Liby

College of Nursing Sciences, Dayananda Sagar University, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: roshini999.bk@gmail.com

Online published on 24 February, 2020.


The study was intended to assess the knowledge score of reproductive age group women regarding medical termination of pregnancy. An evaluative approach was used for the study. The study was carried out in a community setting. The design was quasi experimental, one group pre test, post test design. The sample comprised of 50 women. The sample was selected by purposive sampling. A structured questionnaire schedule was used to analyze the knowledge. The result revealed that the overall post test mean score was 30.32 with standard deviation 7.005 and overall mean scores 7.62 with standard deviation 8.105 and paired t value was 31.822 is higher than table value 2.02 at P<0.05 level. Hence the structured teaching programme on medical termination of pregnancy. It also revealed that there is no significant association between selected demographic variables like age, religion, education, occupation, type of family, number of children, previous knowledge and source of information in relation with pre test knowledge scores of reproductive age group at P<0.05 level.



STP, knowledge, MTP.


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