A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Health Teaching Programme Regarding Management of Thyroid Disorder among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal OPD at Selected HospitalJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2021-11-05
Authors : Smitha Anish;
Page : 1408-1413
Keywords : Management of thyroid disorder; Pregnant Mothers; Antenatal OPD; Planned teaching programme;
Aim of the study is to identify the pregnant women with the thyroid disorder and to teach them the management of thyroid disorders. The research design adopted for the present study was quasi experimental, one group pre - test and post test design. The simple random sampling technique was used to select 60 pregnant women attending antenatal OPD. a self - administered questionnaire was prepared to assess the knowledge of pregnant women. The findings of the study revealed that there was a marked increase in knowledge of pregnant women attending antenatal OPD after exposing them to planned teaching programme on management of thyroid disorder. The pre - test and post test knowledge means were 12.850 and 18.667 respectively. The standard deviation for pre test and post test were 5.734 and 5.590 respectively. The mean difference was 5.817. The calculated t? value 17.89 is greater than table value (2.0) at degree of freedom 0.05 level. This indicates that planned teaching programme was effective. The findings of the study suggested that the Planned teaching programme are beneficial in improves the knowledge regarding management of thyroid disorder among pregnant mothers.
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