Effectiveness of self-instructional module on knowledge regarding polycystic ovarian syndrome among adolescent girls at selected area in Madurai
Dr. Shabera Banu M and Ponmani A
Polycystic ovarian syndrome is an endocrine disorder which affects the adolescent girls. It has been found through studies that it affects 5% to 10% of women in their reproductive years.
Objectives: To assess the knowledge of adolescent girls on poly cystic ovarian syndrome before self-instructional module. To find the difference between pre and post test knowledge scores on self-instructional module of polycystic ovarian syndrome among adolescent girls. To find the effectiveness of self-instructional module in terms of gain in posttest knowledge score. To find the association between knowledge scores of adolescent girls on polycystic ovarian syndrome with selected demographic variables.
Methodology: The study was conducted to assess the knowledge on the polycystic ovarian syndrome among the Adolescent girls. The data collected from 60 samples in Vikram College of Nursing. Descriptive survey research approach was adopted and data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: Distribution of the samples on demographic characteristics revealed that 81.6% of the samples were in the age group of 16- 18 year, 88.3% of the samples were Hindus,83.3 % of the samples were from nuclear family 63.3% of sample from rural areas. It was found that 86.7% have inadequate knowledge during pretest and posttest 76.6% having adequate knowledge regarding PCOS.
Dr. Shabera Banu M, Ponmani A. Effectiveness of self-instructional module on knowledge regarding polycystic ovarian syndrome among adolescent girls at selected area in Madurai. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2022;4(2):105-106. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2022.v4.i2b.108