A Quasi Experimental Non-Equivalent Control Group Pre Test-Post Test Design Study was conducted to assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet in Terms of Knowledge & Attitude regarding PPIUCD among Primigravida Mothers Residing in Selected Rural AreaJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2022-01-05
Authors : Renuka;
Page : 1383-1386
Keywords : Knowledge and attitude; information booklet; effectiveness; rural area; Primigravida mothers;
To assess the knowledge & attitude score regarding PPIUCD among primigravida mothers in experimental & control group. To evaluate the effectiveness of in formation booklet regarding PPIUCD among primigravida mothers in experimental & control group. To find out the relationship between the knowledge & attitude post test score of primigravida mothers regarding PPIUCD among experimental & control group. The research design adopted for the study was quasi-experimental non-equivalent control group pre-test-post-test design. A pre-test was conducted in both experimental and control group. Informational booklet was given only to the samples in the experimental group and post test was conducted after gap of seven days for both experimental and control group to assess the effectiveness of informational booklet in terms of knowledge and attitude regarding PPIUCD among primigravida mothers. The tool was validated by 7 experts, of which 5 are nursing experts, 1 female health counselor and 1 is an obstetrician. Pilot study was conducted, to establish reliability and feasibility of the tool. The computed value of co-efficient of correlation was r=0.74, indicating that the tool was highly reliable for the final study. In experimental group, the majority of primigravida mothers were within the age group of 18-22 years (15 i. e.50%), majority of samples 14 (47%) were having primary education, maximum samples 19 (63%) were lived in joint family, almost of the sample 19 (63%) were house wife, majority of respondents 19 (63%) were belonged Muslim religion, followed majority of samples 19 (63%) had got information from the health professional. In attitude experimental group, pre-test among 30 primigravida mothers 10 respondents (33.33%) had strongly disagree, 08 respondent 26.66% had disagree, 7 respondent (23.33%) had neutral attitude, and 5 participant (16.66%) had agree, whereas in the post-test, it was observed that 02 (6.66%) respondent had disagree, 04 respondent (13.33%) had neither disagree, 08 respondent (26.66%) had agree, and 16 participant (53.33%) had strongly agree. This implies that there is a marked improvement in the attitude level of the participants after implementation of informational booklet.
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