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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part D
Assess the effectiveness of IEC regarding the adoption of family planning methods among post-natal mothers admitted in civil hospital, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan

Surendra Kumar

Introduction: Nowadays-in India population is increasing rapidly; the main cause behind it can be lack of knowledge among the couples regarding family planning and its methods.
Objectives and methods: The main objective of the study was to assess the effectiveness of IEC regarding the Adoption of Family Planning Methods among post-natal mothers aged between 21-45 years admitted at Rajasthan Civil hospital, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. Quantitative Approach with one group pre-test and post-test design was used. The study was conducted at Rajasthan Civil Hospital, in Sri Ganganagar. 50 samples were selected by Non-Probability Convenient Sampling Technique. IEC Programme was given as individual and group teaching with adequate teaching aids and lasts for 40-45 minutes regarding Adoption of Family Planning Methods.
Results: In pre-test out of 50 mothers, 41 (82%) had moderate level of knowledge, 9(18%) had inadequate knowledge and none of the Post-Natal mother had adequate level of knowledge. In post-test 34(82%) mothers had adequate knowledge, 16(32%) had moderate knowledge and none of them had inadequate level of knowledge. The mean per-test knowledge level was 11.84 and the mean post-test knowledge level was 23.68 and the paired ‘t’ value was 19.93*[t49=2.045] was highly significant at p< 0.05 level. There was significant association found between the pre-test level of knowledge of the mother and their age of the mother, total no. of children and education [at p< 0.05 level].
Conclusion: The IEC Programme was found to be effective in improving the knowledge on post natal mothers on adoption of family planning methods.
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How to cite this article:
Surendra Kumar. Assess the effectiveness of IEC regarding the adoption of family planning methods among post-natal mothers admitted in civil hospital, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2021;4(1):240-242. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2021.v4.i1.D.158
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