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

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 7, Issue 1, Part B (2021)

Assessment of the effectiveness of structured teaching programme (STP) on knowledge regarding leucorrhoea among girls (17 -21 years) at RKMV (Rajkiaya Kanaya Maha Vidyalaya) College, Shimla, H.P: An interventional study

Author(s)
Dr. Krishna Chauhan, Ritu Rilta, Shivani Saklani, Kavita Kumari, Kiran Bala, Jyoti Thakur and Geetanjali Sharma
Abstract
Background: Leucorrhoeais a thick, whitish or yellowish vaginal discharge. There are many causes of leucorrhea, the usual one being estrogen imbalance. The amount of discharge may increase due tovaginal infection, and it may disappear and reappear from time to time. This discharge can keep occurring for years, in which case it becomes more yellow and foul-smelling. It is usually a non-pathological symptom secondary to inflammatory conditions of vagina or cervix.
Aim: The aim of this study conducted was to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding leucorrhea among girls.
Methodology: A quantitative approach with Quasi experimental, one group pretest posttest design was used.
Sample and Sampling Technique: This study include 100 samples of RKMV student. Sample was selected using convenient sampling technique.
Setting: The research setting was RKMV (Rajkiaya Kanaya Maha Vidyalaya) College, Shimla, and H.P.
Tools: The Socio Demographic Performa and structured knowledge questionnaires was used to collect the data. After assessing the preexisting knowledge of the sample, (STP) on leucorrhoea was administered to the selected RKMV students. At the end post test was conducted.
Result: In analysis both descriptive and inferential statistical methods were used. The pre-test mean score was 17.30. The posttest mean score was 29.74. The difference in mean % was 43.30. The result of post test depicted that, (27%) students had adequate knowledge, and (73%) had good knowledge and none of the student had poor knowledge. The conclusion of the study revealed that there was significant improvement in the knowledge on the leucorrhoea.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Krishna Chauhan, Ritu Rilta, Shivani Saklani, Kavita Kumari, Kiran Bala, Jyoti Thakur, Geetanjali Sharma. Assessment of the effectiveness of structured teaching programme (STP) on knowledge regarding leucorrhoea among girls (17 -21 years) at RKMV (Rajkiaya Kanaya Maha Vidyalaya) College, Shimla, H.P: An interventional study. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(1):78-82.
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