KNOWLEDGE REGARDING EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVE AMONG WOMEN RESIDING IN PRANTIJ VILLAGE, GUJARAT

Mrs. Vaibhavi Panchal

Abstract


The study was conducted with the purpose to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding emergency contraceptives among women. A one group pre test and post test design (Quasi experimental research design) was chosen for the study. the sampling technique used was non-probability convenient sampling and 100 women were selected conveniently to suit the study. The data was collected by structured Questionnaire with 20 items. Major findings of the study sho the mean score of pre test was 7.82 ± 2.54 with a mean percentage score of 39.1 and the mean score of post test was 14.35 ± 1.93 with a mean percentage score of 71.75. The levels of knowledge during the pretest and post test are compared to prove the effectiveness of planned teaching. Significance of difference at 5% level of significance is tested with student’s paired‘t’ test value is 1.09 and tabulated‘t’ value is compared with calculated ‘t’ value. Also the calculated ‘p’ values are compared with acceptable ‘p’ value i.e. 0.05. hence, H1 hypothesis is accepted for the present study. So the present study concludes that planned teaching was effective regarding emergency contraceptive among the women by the increase in their knowledge regarding emergency contraceptive.


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planned teaching,emergency contraceptives,women.

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