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A Pre-Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Osteoporosis and its Prevention among Pre-Menopausal Women Residing in Selected Areas of District Solan, (H.P.)

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 12)

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Page : 966-969

Keywords : Effectiveness; Structured Teaching Programme; Knowledge; Pre-menopause;

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Background: Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease in humans, representing a major public health problem. It has been estimated that more than 200 million people are suffering from osteoporosis. According to recent statistics from the International Osteoporosis Foundation, worldwide, 1 in 3 women over the age of 50 years and 1 in 5 men will experience osteoporotic fractures in their lifetime. Objectives: to assess the knowledge and effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding osteoporosis among pre-menopausal women, aged 30-45years. Methodology: A pre-experimental study was conducted in 2021in selected areas of district, Solan, H.P. sample of 80 pre-menopausal women were selected using non-probability purposive sampling technique. Pre-test was conducted and same day, structured teaching programme was administered. After relapse of seven days, post-test was conducted using self-structured questionnaire. Result: the findings showed that mean pretest knowledge score was 15.58?4.5 and posttest mean knowledge score was 27.1?4.096 with mean difference of 11.520. paired ?t? test was applied and the value of ?t? was 19.039, P is less than0.001 which was found to be significant and effectiveness seen in knowledge level of 32.93%, which interpreted that majority of pre-menopausal has gained knowledge to adequate level regarding osteoporosis and its prevention.

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