International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 12, Part J (2016)
Effectiveness of Ginger tea on dysmenorrhea among college students
Shanthi Latha and Dr. Latha Venketesan
A study was carried out to find out the effectiveness of ginger tea on dysmenorrhea among College students nonequivalent pretest posttest control group design with quatitative evaluator approach which was undertaken in Sree Mookambika College of Nursing, Kulasekharam at Kanyakumari District. The data were collected from 60 college students. 30 in experimental and 30 in control group with dysmenorrheal selected by purposive sampling technique. The data were analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. The study identified that the pretest mean value for experimental group is 7.03 1.09 and in control group the pretest mean value is 6.96 1.06. The posttest mean value for both experimental and control group were 3.36 1.54, 6.26 1.17, respectively. The mean difference is 3.66. The calculated ‘t’ value is 15.19 is higher than the table value 2.05. There is statistically significant difference was found in pre and posttest (P>0.05). Hence ginger tea found to be an effective non – Pharmacological measures to reduce dysmenorrheal among college students.
How to cite this article:
Shanthi Latha and Dr. Latha Venketesan. Effectiveness of Ginger tea on dysmenorrhea among college students. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(12): 669-671.