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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding effects of teenage pregnancy among adolescent girls at selected college, Mangalagiri, Guntur (Dt), Andhra Pradesh

Indira Vemuri and Joseph Mary Meena

Objective: To assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme of knowledge regarding effects of teenage pregnancy among adolescent girls.
Materials and Methods: A pre-experimental research design was adopted and a total of 60 adolescent girls were selected by using non-probability purposive sampling technique. Data were collected by using a pre-tested structured knowledge questionnaire. The data was analysed by descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: Majority (71.6%) of the adolescent girls had inadequate knowledge in the pre-test regarding effects of teenage pregnancy. In the post test majority (65%) of the adolescent girls had adequate knowledge. A paired’ test was done and was found significant (14.05*). Association between the pre-test knowledge level of the adolescent girls with their age (χ2 =4.08*), religion (χ2 =7.59*) and place of residence (χ2 =4.1*) was found significant.
Conclusion: The health care professionals can adopt various other teaching strategies to impart knowledge to the adolescent girls regarding effects of teenage pregnancy in a view to reduce the incidence of teenage pregnancy.
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How to cite this article:
Indira Vemuri, Joseph Mary Meena. A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding effects of teenage pregnancy among adolescent girls at selected college, Mangalagiri, Guntur (Dt), Andhra Pradesh. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2021;4(2):25-27.
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