Effectiveness of STP regarding abortion and its consequences

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Author Details : Rosy Lallawmzuali*, Anurupa Dutta

Volume : 4, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 5-13


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Background: Pregnancy among the adolescent are usually unintended which again results in illegal abortion. In order to fill the knowledge gap and remove negative attitude regarding abortion proper sex education and healthy mindset should be inculcated among the youth.
Aims: To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding abortion and its consequences among undergraduate students
Settings: Sankar Madhab College of Nursing, Rahman Institute Of Nursing & Paramedics Sciences and CPMS College Of Nursing, Guwahati,Assam.
Design: Pre-experimental One group pre-test post-test design.
Materials and Methods: 100 Bsc nursing students were selected by consecutive sampling technique for the study. Self Administered Structured questionnaire for the assessment of knowledge and 5-Point likert scale for assessment of attitude were used .
Statistical analysis: Collected data was analyzed using SPSS version 20.
Results: In pre-test majority 75% had inadequate knowledge and in post test majority 61% had adequate knowledge. 97% had favorable attitude and 3% has unfavorable attitude in post test. There was significant association between the pre-test knowledge score with selected demographic variables. There was also significant association between the pre-test attitude score of the undergraduate students with selected demographic variables. Mean post-test knowledge score (14.89) was higher than mean pre-test knowledge score (6.22). The mean post-test attitude score (37.38) was higher than mean pre-test attitude score (31.36)
among the undergraduate students.
Conclusion: The structured teaching programme was found effective on knowledge and attitude regarding abortion and its consequences among the undergraduate students.

Keywords: Structured Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Attitude and Abortion.

How to cite : Lallawmzuali R , Dutta A , Effectiveness of STP regarding abortion and its consequences. J Paediatr Nurs Sci 2021;4(1):5-13

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Article History

Received : 18-02-2021

Accepted : 10-03-2021

Available online : 16-04-2021

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