Author(s): Vithya. D, Swapna Mary A, Roopa B M, Chaitra B C, Laishram Dabashini Devi

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DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00025   

Address: Vithya. D, Swapna Mary A, Roopa B M, Chaitra B C, Laishram Dabashini Devi
Global College of Nursing, RR Nagar, Bangalore.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
This is an attempt to assess the knowledge of constipation and its management during pregnancy among antenatal mothers in selected hospitals. And to prepare a learning package which may be used as a study aid to improve the knowledge level of antennal mothers. The approach used for this study was evaluative one. Pre experimental study one group pre test and post test design is used to collect the data. The independent variable of the study is Computer assisted teaching programme and dependent variable is Knowledge of antenatal mothers regarding constipation and its management. The tool used to collect data was structured knowledge questionnaire. 60 subjects the subject was selected by convenient sampling technique. The results of the study showed that the overall mean pre test knowledge of antenatal mothers was 59.48% with the standard deviation of 2.37. The mean knowledge gain by the antenatal mothers was 78.33% with the standard deviation of 1.59. The obtained "t" value 16.740 is greater than the table value at 0.01 level of significance. This supports that computer assisted teaching program on constipation and its management during pregnancy among the antenatal mothers is effective in increasing the knowledge level of antenatal mothers.


Cite this article:
Vithya. D, Swapna Mary A, Roopa B M, Chaitra B C, Laishram Dabashini Devi. Knowledge regarding Constipation and its Management during Pregnancy among Care Givers of Antenatal mothers in selected hospitals. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(2):115-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00025

Cite(Electronic):
Vithya. D, Swapna Mary A, Roopa B M, Chaitra B C, Laishram Dabashini Devi. Knowledge regarding Constipation and its Management during Pregnancy among Care Givers of Antenatal mothers in selected hospitals. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(2):115-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00025   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-2-8


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