CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2014; 04(01): 091-095
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703738
Short Communication

IMPORTANCE OF BIRTH SPACING AMONG PRIMI POST NATAL MOTHERS

J. Karpagam
1  Nursing Superintendent, Department of Medical & Surgical Nursing PSG Hospitals, Peelamedu, Coimbatore - 641004
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D. Shangeetha
2  Nurse Educator, Department of Medical & Surgical Nursing PSG Hospitals, Peelamedu, Coimbatore - 641004
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Abstract:

The study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching programme for importance of birth spacing among primi post natal mothers. An evaluate approach with one group pre test post test design was used for the study. 60 samples were selected using purposive sampling method. The present study was conducted in PSG Hospitals Coimbatore. The collected data were

analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. A significant difference between pre test and post test knowledge was found (t =27.94 , p<0.05). The study findings showed that educational programme has been an effective method of increasing the knowledge of the mothers. There was significant association between the level of knowledge and demographic variables such as age, educational status and type of family and there was no significant association between the level of knowledge and demographic variables such as religion and Occupation.



Publication History

Publication Date:
24 April 2020 (online)

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