International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part E (2018)
Assess the level of family support and quality of life of women underwent hysterectomy
Background: Family support may of course occur naturally through informal support system of kin, neighbors and friends. It seeks to compensate family members for the disability effects of disorder or adversely in their present or earlier life. Family support has a crucial role to play in the process of adapting to stressful life situations like hysterectomy. Aim: To asses the level of family support and quality of life of women underwent hysterectomy Setting and Design: The study was conducted in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Out-patient Department at S.R.M. General Hospital, Potheri, Chennai by using a descriptive survey design. Samples and sampling technique: Sample of 100 women underwent hysterectomy were chosen as a study sample by using non –probability sampling technique. Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analysed and interpreted by using descriptive statistics like actual numbers and percentages, mean, standard deviation and inferential statistics like Chi-square test. Results: It shows that, 95 (95%) of the women were having high family support and only5(5%) of them were having moderate family support and none of them were having low family support and 73(73%) of the women were having neither poor nor good quality of life, 18 (18%) of them were having poor quality of life, 9(9%) of them were having good quality of life and none of them were having very poor or very good quality of life. Conclusion: The results of the study concluded that rendering family support and nursing education to women who underwent hysterectomy was effective in improving quality of life.
How to cite this article:
Viji A. Assess the level of family support and quality of life of women underwent hysterectomy. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(6): 319-321.