Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Prevention of Irregular Menstrual Cycle among Adolescent GirlsJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2022-04-05
Authors : P. Sridevi Annapurna; E. Manjuvani;
Page : 956-959
Keywords : Menstruation; prevention; irregular menstrual cycle; knowledge; Adolescents;
The main thrust of present investigation is to assess the effectiveness of information booklet on prevention of irregular menstrual cycle among adolescent girls. The study was conducted on 100 adolescent girls aged 17 - 19 years selected randomly studying at a selected College of Nursing, Tirupati. The knowledge on irregular menstrual cycle was assessed by using structured questionnaire. It consists of 23 statements such as meaning, causes, signs and symptoms and investigations, management and prevention of irregular menstrual cycle. Majority (50%) had inadequate knowledge, 43.00% had moderate knowledge and 7.00% had adequate knowledge in pretest. Whereas majority (87.00%) had adequate knowledge, 13.00% had moderate knowledge and none of them had inadequate knowledge in post test. Overall mean percentage was found to 47.6% with standard deviation 3.48 in pretest and overall mean percentage was found to 73.56% with standard deviation 2.39 in post test. Significant difference was observed in pretest and posttest knowledge scores on prevention of irregular menstrual cycle at 0.05 level.
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