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A study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of information booklet on knowledge regarding minor ailments and danger signs during pregnancy among antenatal women attending antenatal OPDs of selected hospitals. Research approach used in this study was quantitative evaluative approach. The research design selected for this study was one group pre-test post-test design. Setting of the study was antenatal OPDs of selected hospitals. Sample size was 60.The sampling technique was purposive sampling technique.After selection of samples data collection was done by using socio demographic profile. Then pre-test was taken and information booklet regarding minor ailments and danger signs during pregnancy was provided to antenatal women. After 7 days post-test was taken. The study results were at time of pre-test 78.33% of women had poor knowledge and after post-test the same score reduced to 1.67%.For effectiveness of booklet pre-test knowledge score was 8.70 with standard deviation of 2.58 and after post-test the knowledge score was 19.51 with standard deviation of 3.24.the paired t test was 29.78with p value 0.00.thus the study concluded that information booklet on knowledge regarding management of minor ailments and danger signs during pregnancy among antenatal women was effective.
[Silvhiya Samson Kamble M.SC (N) and Ujwala R. Parker M.SC (N) (2024); A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INFORMATION BOOKLET ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING MINOR AILMENTS AND DANGER SIGNS DURING PREGNANCY AMONG ANTENATAL WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL OPDS OF SELECTED HOSPITALS Int. J. of Adv. Res. (Jan). 189-192] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/18108
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/18108
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