A study to determine the effectiveness of child to child Approach on menstrual hygiene among school age children in selected schools at Manamadurai, Tamil Nadu

Sivappriyaa, S (2012) A study to determine the effectiveness of child to child Approach on menstrual hygiene among school age children in selected schools at Manamadurai, Tamil Nadu. Masters thesis, Matha College of Nursing, Manamadurai.

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PROBLEM STATEMENT: “A study to determine the effectiveness of child to child Approach on menstrual hygiene among school age children in selected schools at Manamadurai, Tamil Nadu”. This study was conducted in CSI High school at Manamadurai. A quantitative approach was used for this study and a pre- experimental research design was applied. The population selected for this study was school children; the age group was 12-14 years. The study sample was selected by using a convenience sampling technique consists of 60 samples were 30 older (14-15years) and 30 younger (12-13 years) children, who full fill the inclusion criteria. The knowledge was measured by 30 self structured questionnaires. The findings of the study , the child –to-child approach was effective. OBJECTIVES 1. To determine the knowledge of older children before and after planned teaching program on menstrual hygiene. 2. To determine the knowledge of younger children before and after receiving the information on menstrual hygiene by older children. 3. To determine the effectiveness of the planned teaching program on menstrual hygiene among school children in the selected school. 4. To determine the effectiveness of child to child approach on menstrual hygiene among school children. 5. To compare the effectiveness of the planned teaching program and child to child approach on menstrual hygiene among school children in the selected school. 6. To find out the association between post test knowledge scores of younger children on menstrual hygiene and their selected variables such as age, educational status, mother’s education, Income, type of family, geographical area, religion, birth order, place of living, Sources of information, age of menstruation. [[ HYPOTHESES: 1. The post test knowledge score of older children on menstrual hygiene who had planned teaching programme will be significantly higher than their pretest knowledge score. 2. The post test knowledge score of younger children who received the information through child to child approach on menstrual hygiene will be significantly higher than their pretest knowledge score. 3. There will be a significant difference between the planned teaching program and child to child approach on menstrual hygiene among school children in the selected school. 4. There will be a significant association between the post test knowledge score of younger children on menstrual hygiene and their selected demographic variables such as age , educational status , mother's education , income , type of family , geographical area , religion , birth order , place of living , sources of information , age of menstruation started. ASSUMPTIONS:

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.30105419
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness, child to child Approach, menstrual hygiene, school age children, selected schools, Manamadurai, Tamil Nadu.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 18:11
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2020 18:11
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/12882

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