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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 2
First page : ( 116) Last page : ( 118)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2016.00026.0

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Management of Dysmenorrhoea in Terms of Knowledge and Attitude among Adolescent Girls Studying in selected Schools of Gujarat State.

Asma K. Mansuri*

Assistant Professor, Mother Terrasa College of Nursing, Near Telephone Exchange, Visnagar Ta., Gothava Po., Mehsana Dist. North Gujarat-384315

*Corresponding Author Email: asmamansuri06@gmail.com

Online published on 1 October, 2016.

Abstract

The study was conducted to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding management of dysmenorrhoea among adolescent girls.

The study was conducted in six selected schools at Gujarat. Total samples were 60 and equally (10) collected from each school. Multistage lottery method without replacement sampling technique was used. The research tool was developed in English after an extensive of literature and experts opinion it was translated in to Gujarati by language experts the structured questionnaire was used as an instrument to measure the level of knowledge and 5 point likert scale was used to assess the attitude regarding management of dysmenorrhoea among adolescent girls in selected schools at Gujarat.

The study revealed that the mean Pre test Knowledge score is 8.05 and the mean Post test Knowledge score is 19.55. The mean difference between Pre test and Post test Knowledge score is 11.5 and also revealed that 06 (10%) of the samples are favorable attitude and 54 (90%) of the samples are unfavorable attitude in Pre test while 54 (90%) of the samples are favorable attitude in Post test where as only 6 (10%) of the samples are unfavorable attitude in Post test regarding Management of Dysmenorrhoea.

Chi-square test was calculated to find out the association between the demographic variables and the level of knowledge and attitude regarding management of dysmenorrhoea among adolescent girls in selected schools at Gujarat and it resulted there is association between the Pre test and Post-test level of Knowledge and Attitude scores and the selected Demographic variables i.e. Age, Standard of Study, Age of menarche, History of Dysmenorrhoea in family, History of Dysmenorrhoea, Performing Daily Exercises on adolescent girls studying in selected girls schools at Gujarat

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Keywords

Dysmenorrhoea, Knowledge, Attitude, Management.

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