Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2017

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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A Study to assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Polycystic Ovarian Disease among Adolescent Girls in Selected Colleges in Mysuru



Address:   Prof. Sheela Williams1, Mrs. Lissa J2, Mrs. Saraswathi. K. N3
1Principal, JSS College of Nursing, Mysore
2,3Assistant Professor, JSS College of Nursing, Mysore
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2017.00074.X

ABSTRACT:
BACKGRUOND: Adolescents - young people between the age of 12 and 19 years are often thought of as healthy group. It is the transition stage between childhood and adolescent. The impact of modernization and technological ascertainment reflects in daily life. The unhealthy eating habits and lack of exercise leads to many disease in adolescents as polycystic ovarian syndrome. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a common health problem which increases in adolescent girls and young women during the reproductive years. The term polycystic means many cysts and polycystic ovarian syndrome gets its name because of clusters of small, pearls size cysts in ovaries. The cysts are fluid filled bubbles that contain eggs that have not get been released because of hormonal imbalance. The aim of the study A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding polycystic ovarian syndrome among adolescent girls in JSS Women’s College at Mysuru OBJECTIVES 1. To assess the knowledge regarding polycystic ovarian syndrome among adolescent girls before and after structured teaching programme. 2. To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding polycystic ovarian syndrome among adolescent girls. 3. To find out the association between pre-test knowledge of adolescent girls regarding polycystic ovarian syndrome with selected demographic variable. METHODS In this study, one group is pre test and other post test, pre-experimental design was used and non probability convenient sampling technique was adopted to select adolescent girls in JSS Women’s College Mysuru. Pilot study was conducted, the tool and study design were found to be feasible. Data were collected using a structured knowledge questionnaire. Structure teaching programme were given to the adolescent girls. The data were collected and analyse using descriptive and inferential statistics RESULT ;The result of the study reveal that the significance of difference between the mean pre test and mean post test scores which was statistically tested using paired ‘t’ test. The mean difference between the mean pre test and mean post test knowledge scores was 2.5 with standard deviation difference ±0.5. the paired ‘t’ test (59)=11.6 which was found to be highly significant at 0.05 level of significance. The result also shows that the knowledge score of adolescent girls had no significant association with their selected demographic variables expect for monthly income, known case of PCOD and previous source of information. CONCLUSION There for, the study concluded that the administration of structured teaching programme was an effective method of improve the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding PCOD.
KEYWORDS:
Knowledge, polycystic ovarian syndrome , adolescent girls.
Cite:
Sheela Williams, Lissa J, Saraswathi. K. N. A Study to assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Polycystic Ovarian Disease among Adolescent Girls in Selected Colleges in Mysuru. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research.2017; 7(3): 371-375.
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