Effectiveness of Information, Education, Communication Package on Knowledge regarding Prevention of Cancer Cervix among Married Women

Suganya Kumari, S (2012) Effectiveness of Information, Education, Communication Package on Knowledge regarding Prevention of Cancer Cervix among Married Women. Masters thesis, Madha College of Nursing, Chennai.

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Abstract

Cancer is the abnormal growth of cells of the body. Cervical cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the cervix. Women has live longer with their health and their health has a grater impact on themselves and everyone around them, including their children, parents, and relatives around them. The study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of information education communication package on knowledge regarding prevention of cancer cervix among married women in Natham area, at Kundrathur, Chennai. The hypothesis stated was there is no significant relationship between the information education communication package and knowledge regarding prevention of cancer cervix. Extensive review of literature facilitates the investigator to collect the relevant information of facts to support the study. The conceptual frame work used for the study was precede proceed model given by Dr.Lawrence and colleagues. The study was conducted by adopting a pre-experimental one group pre test post test design. It was carried out with 50 samples who fulfilled the inclusion criteria. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the samples. A structured questionnaire was distributed to the sample, to assess the pre test level of knowledge on prevention of cancer cervix among married women. The questionnaire was explained in detail to the samples, after 30 minutes the questionnaire was collected. Information education communication package was given. Then after three days the post test level of knowledge was assessed by using the same questionnaire. The analysis revealed that the mean deviation was increased from 12.32 in pretest to 24.38 in post test and there was decrease in standard deviation from 2.91 to 1.86 and thus indicates the effectiveness of information education communication package.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness, Information, Education, Communication Package, Knowledge, Prevention of Cancer Cervix, Married Women.
Subjects: NURSING > Community Health Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2020 13:41
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2020 13:41
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/13025

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