A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STRUCTURED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PERINATAL DIET AMONG ANTENATAL MOTHERS AT TELUNGUPALAYAM PHC, COIMBATORE


Dr.S.Mahalakshmi , Dr.S.Vijayalakshmi
Vice Principal, Cherraans College of Nursing
Abstract
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding perinatal diet among antenatal mothers at Telungupalayam PHC, Coimbatore. AIMS OF THE STUDY: To find the level of knowledge on perinatal diet among antenatal mothers and to study the effectiveness of structured teaching programme in improving the level of knowledge and practices. OBJECTIVES:  To assess the pre-test knowledge score regarding perinatal diet among antenatal mothers.  To assess the post-test knowledge score regarding perinatal diet among antenatal mothers after structured teaching programme.  To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding perinatal diet among antenatal mothers.  To associate post-test knowledge score regarding perinatal diet among antenatal mothers with their selected demographic variables. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY: The investigator has selected one group pre test and one group post test design. A total number of 60 antenatal mothers were selected by purposive sampling technique. The pre test and post test collected with structure questionaries before and after structured teaching programme. After pre test and post test the datd collected from subject were analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics and association was analysed with computing frequency, percentage, standard deviation. In pre test and post test there was a significant association between level of knowledge and demographic varibles such as age, education, religion, income, occupation, eating pattern, number of pregnancy, number of abortions, number of delivery, complication in pregnancy and source of information. CONCLUSION: Antenatal mothers who had an inadequate knowledge or poor knowledge regarding perinatal diet, before the structured teaching programme the knowledge was around 30% (9 samples) and moderate knowledge around 70% (51 samples).After the structure teaching programme the antenatal mothers gained knowledge regarding perinatal diet, around 56.6% had adequate knowledge and 41.6% had moderate knowledge.
Keywords: assess, effectiveness, structured teaching programme, perinatal diet, antenatal mothers.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)

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Published on : 2023-01-25

Vol : 9
Issue : 1
Month : January
Year : 2023
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