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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2022, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part C
Effectiveness of educational program on knowledge and attitude regarding family planning and its methods among women’s of rural areas

Nagaraj Killelli and Meenaxi R Devangmath

Background:Family planning deals with reproductive health of the mother, having adequate birth spacing, avoiding undesired pregnancies and abortions, preventing sexually transmitted diseases and improving the quality of life of mother, fetus and family as a whole.
Methodology: A quantitative approach with pre experimental one group pretest post test design was adopted for the study. The samples from the selected rural areas of Dharwad district were selected using convenient sampling technique. The sample consisted of 50 rural women’s. The tools used for data collection was structured knowledge questionnaire and structured attitude scale.
Results: The study result reveal that, the post-test mean knowledge scores was found higher [mean=23.48, SD of 4.81] when compared with pre-test mean knowledge score value which was 15.75 with SD of 5.21. The statistical paired ‘t’ implies that the difference in the pretest and post-test value was found statistically significant at 5% level (P<0.05) with a paired ‘t’ value of 17.82. With respect to attitude of participants the post-test mean attitude scores was found higher [mean=50.08, SD of 8.32] when compared with pre-test mean attitude score value which was 38.22 with SD of 10.98. The statistical paired ‘t’ implies that the difference in the pretest and post-test value was found statistically significant at 5% level (P<0.05) with a paired ‘t’ value of 13.11. There is partial association between pre-test knowledge scores and no association between attitude scores and socio demographic variables.
Conclusion: Study results showed significant improvement in the level of knowledge and attitude regarding family planning and its methods. Thus, it can be concluded that educational program was effective to increase and update their knowledge and attitude on family planning and its methods.
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Nagaraj Killelli, Meenaxi R Devangmath. Effectiveness of educational program on knowledge and attitude regarding family planning and its methods among women’s of rural areas. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2022;5(1):192-196.
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