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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2020, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part A
A quasi-experiment study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching program on menstrual hygiene and its roles in prevention of cervical cancer among the teenage girls in selected areas of Ahmedabad Gujarat

Dr. Hari Mohan Singh, Rinki Debnath and Group B

Nurses have an important role in prevention of cervical cancer by spreading awareness regarding menstrual hygiene among teenage girls. The present study conducted to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on menstrual hygiene and its role in prevention of cervical cancer among the teenage girls in selected areas of Ahmedabad. This quantitative study was done on 30 teenage girls in 2020. A quasi experimental research design was used in this study. Inclusion criteria were age group is group 10-16 years, known to English and Gujarat languages, from Ahmedabad, willingness to participate in study. Data were collected using a demographic questionnaire and 27 item structured questionnaire. These questionnaires include 3 subscales as follow: menstruation, menstrual hygiene, cervical cancer. The result shows that the most effectiveness factor of the prevention of cervical cancer is proper maintenance of menstrual hygiene. The pretest mean is 12.63 and the posttest mean is 22.97. Mean percentage of pretest and posttest score is 46.77% and 85.074%. Standard deviation of pre-test and post-test score is 2.84 and 2.10. The present study shows that the posttest study shows that the posttest knowledge score is higher than the pretest knowledge score, which shows the effectiveness of planned teaching programme.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Hari Mohan Singh, Rinki Debnath, Group B. A quasi-experiment study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching program on menstrual hygiene and its roles in prevention of cervical cancer among the teenage girls in selected areas of Ahmedabad Gujarat. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2020;3(2):35-37.
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