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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 7, Part J (2016)

Effectiveness of an information booklet on knowledge regarding antenatal care among primi-gravida mothers at selected villages of Waghodia Taluka

Author(s)
Poonam Gadiya, Vruti Patel, Karan Patel U, Krupa Patel N, Nidhi Patel B, Nikita Patel M and Pooja Patel K
Abstract
Objective: The study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of an information booklet on knowledge regarding antenatal care among primi-gravida mothers at selected village of Waghodia taluka.
Setting: The study was conducted in selected village of Waghodia taluka.
Design: A pre experimental one group pre-test post-test design was used. Sampling technique: The samples of this study are selected by using Non-randomized Purposive sampling technique will be used.
Sample: The sample for present study comprises of 60 primi-gravida mothers from selected villages of Waghodia taluka.
Tools for data collection: The structured questionnaire was used as an instrument to measure the level of knowledge regarding antenatal care among primi-gravida mothers.
Finding & Results: The finding of pre-test data showed that majority 40% of mothers had inadequate knowledge and 10% of the sample had moderate knowledge. Findings of post-test data showed that majority 36.66% of the sample had adequate knowledge and 13.33% of the sample had moderate knowledge. The mean post-test knowledge score (15) also was higher than the mean pre-test score (4.71). The comparison of pre-test and post-test knowledge scores of primi-gravida mothers shows the obtained ‘t’ value 26.7 is greater than the table value at 0.05 (2.00) level of significance. Therefore “t” valve is found to be significant indicating that there is a significant difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge of primi-gravida mothers. Chi-square test was calculated to find out the association between the demographic variables and the level of knowledge regarding antenatal care among primi-gravida mothers of selected village of Waghodia taluka. The findings indicates that all the variables such as Age in years (χ2 =42.98) and Educational status (χ2=4.33) were found to be significant at 0.05 level of significance. Thus it can be interpreted that there is a significant association between pre-test level of knowledge among primi-gravida mothers with their selected demographic variables such as Age in years and Educational status.
Conclusion: So we can conclude that information booklet on knowledge regarding antenatal care has shown its impact as there is remarkable increase in the knowledge of primi-gravida mothers regarding antenatal care after providing information booklet.
Pages: 668-670  |  582 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Poonam Gadiya, Vruti Patel, Karan Patel U, Krupa Patel N, Nidhi Patel B, Nikita Patel M and Pooja Patel K. Effectiveness of an information booklet on knowledge regarding antenatal care among primi-gravida mothers at selected villages of Waghodia Taluka. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(7): 668-670.
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