International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A
A pre experimental study to assess the effectiveness of an informational booklet on contraception among undergraduate college girls at selected colleges at Panipat in Haryana
Sharma Garima, Sarkar Rita and NP Elsy
Spacing births at least two years apart can save the lives of millions of infants. Improving reproductive health is central to achieving the Millennium Development Goals on improving maternal health, reducing maternal mortality, infant mortality and eradicating extreme poverty This requires that women have access to safe and effective methods of fertility control. The mean difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge score was 7.30.It was statistically significant at the level of 0.05 level of significance. In post test the higher mean knowledge score was in the area of temporary method i.e 16.51. In pre-test the higher mean knowledge score was in the area of temporary method i.e 10.93 and post-test i.e 16.51.that was indicated that girls having good knowledge using of temporary methods after giving the information booklet. There was a significant association between the knowledge scores and in the information on contraception of the undergraduate college girls x2=9.48, df4 at P value 0.008.thus the null hypothesis was rejected at 5% level of significance and research hypothesis is accepted. Information booklet was effective to improve the knowledge on contraception among undergraduate college girls.
Sharma Garima, Sarkar Rita, NP Elsy. A pre experimental study to assess the effectiveness of an informational booklet on contraception among undergraduate college girls at selected colleges at Panipat in Haryana. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2019;1(1):24-27.