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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programmeregarding Cervical Cancer and Its Preventive Measures On Knowledge Among Reproductive Age Group Women

Mrs. Jassin Joseph, Mrs. Uma Maheswari R

Keywords : Cervical Cancer, Preventive Measures, Reproductive age group women, video assisted teaching programme

Citation Information : Joseph MJ, R MU. Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programmeregarding Cervical Cancer and Its Preventive Measures On Knowledge Among Reproductive Age Group Women. 2017; 10 (3):4-6.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-10-3-4

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To assess the knowledge on cervical cancer and its preventive measures among reproductive age group women during pretest, to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on cervical cancer and its preventive measures among reproductive age group women during post test, to find out the association between knowledge on cervical cancer and its preventive measures among reproductive age group women and selected demographic variables. Methods: Pre-experimental with One group pre-test - post-test design was adopted for the study. Result: The Study finding showed that 72% of them had inadequate knowledge, 28% of them had moderately adequate knowledge and none of them had adequate knowledge about the cervical cancer and its preventive measures in the pretest. During post test no one had inadequate knowledge, 21.2% of them had moderately adequate knowledge and 78.8% of them had adequate knowledge about the cervical cancer and its preventive measures. Conclusion: The present study reveals that the proper video assisted teaching programme on cervical cancer and its preventive measures surely improves the knowledge on cervical cancer and its preventive measures which will prevent the early complications among reproductive age group women.


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