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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part E (2018)

Effectiveness of self instructional module on knowledge regarding spontaneous abortion among married women

Author(s)
Nisha Singh and Dr. Jyotsana Deshpande
Abstract
Introduction: Spontaneous abortion is one of the most common pregnancy related adverse outcomes, it is defined as premature loss of fetus and fetal attachments -completely or partially from the uterus- up to 20 weeks of pregnancy during the early weeks after conception. The highest percentage (14 percent) of total abortions was reported in the youngest age group (below the age of 20 years) in India. An experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of Self Instructional Module on knowledge regarding spontaneous abortion among married women in selected areas of Pune city. Purpose of the study was to assess the effectiveness of Self Instructional Module (SIM) on knowledge regarding spontaneous abortion among married women in selected areas of Pune city
Material and method: A Quasi-experimental Pre test – post test control group design with Non probability Purposive Sampling method. The tool consisted of section I (demographic data), and section II structured knowledge questionnaire to assess the knowledge on spontaneous abortion
Result: Out of 100 participants, Majority of married women 41 (41 %) were in the age group of 24-29 years. (51 %) have secondary education, 41(41 %) have two children, 74 (74%) have no history of abortion and 64 (64%) have no information about abortion.post- test statistical analysis done using the t- value was 4.96 with 98 degrees of freedom corresponding p-value was .000 is <.05 level of significance. The t- test result reveals that there is significant difference between the two means of post test knowledge scores in both the group experimental and control. It showed significant effectiveness of Self Instructional Module in improving the knowledge regarding spontaneous abortion among married women.
Conclusion: The analysis reveals that Self Instructional Module was helpful to improve the knowledge regarding spontaneous abortion among married women.
Pages: 301-305  |  329 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Nisha Singh and Dr. Jyotsana Deshpande. Effectiveness of self instructional module on knowledge regarding spontaneous abortion among married women. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(5): 301-305.
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