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Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Assisted Reproductive Technology among Infertile Women

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 2)

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Page : 1235-1237

Keywords : Infertility; Infertile women; video assisted teaching programme;

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Introduction: Pregnancy and childbirth is a great event in the life of every human. In the Indian context childbirth is considered the most important and sacred function in the institution of marriage. Today childlessness has become an important public health concern. Globally 50-80 million couples were affected by infertility which has a serious social, economic and public health implications. Infertility is defined as a failure to conceive within one or more years of regular unprotected coitus. Most of the infertile couples are not having adequate knowledge regarding recent advancements in infertility management which is leading to the reduced acceptance of this treatment. Objective: The study is attempted to evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding Assisted Reproductive Technology among the infertile women. Research Design: Quasi experimental one group pre test - post test design. Setting: The study was conducted in Infertility Clinic, Sree Mookambika Medical College hospital, Kulasekharam, Kanyakumari District. Samples: 40 infertile women were selected for the study. Measurements and Tool: A structured questionnaire was developed to assess the pre-test and post-test knowledge of infertile women. Video assisted teaching programme was conducted after administering the pre-test. Post test was done after one week. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. Results: The findings of the study revealed that out of 40 infertile participants, 30 % of the sample belong to 20-25 years of age group. 27.5 % of the women studied up to secondary education, 30 % had primary education and 32.5 % women were graduated. 50 % of the women were not working. 35 % of the samples had information from health personnel. The mean post test score (27.7) was higher than the mean pre test score (12.3). The‘t’ value was found statistically significant (t= 27.45, p < 0.05).

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