BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
The present study was designed to find out the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding the care during menstruation. This chapter includes research approach and design, setting of the study. Population sampling technique, sample, sample size, criteri for sample selection, variables, development of tool. Deseriptions of tool
RESEARCH APPROACH AND DESICON
Descriptive approach and design is considered appropriate to assess the knowledge regarding the care during menstruatin among adolescent girls in penumur village
SETTING OF THE STUDY
This Study was Carried out in penumur village. The setting was selected on the basis of feasibility, in terms of cooperation offered by the adolesect girls
The Population was adolescent girls who were living in penumur village.
Non probability convenient samling technique was adopted
Adolescent girls who are all living in penumur village. Who met the inclusive criteria.
Sample size was so adolescent girls in penumur village.
Girls who belongs to the age group of 12-18 years.
Girls who speak, read or understand Telugu, Tamil or English.
Girls who are residing at penumur village
Grils who are having any upper and lower genital tract disease or pelric inflanmatory diseise
DESCRIPTION OF TOOL
The instrument used for the study consist of 2 section. They are descibed below
Section A: Demographic data
Section B: Knowledge regarding the care during menstruation
Demographic data consist of age, ageat menarche education, marital status, family income.
Assessment of knowledge was done using multiple choice question prepared by the in restigator. It consist of 20 questions related to knowledge on care during menstruation with total score of 20.
Knowledge regarding the care during menstruation consist of 20 questions. Every correct answer was given a score of ‘one’ and wrong answer was scored as Zero. The total score was 20.
Percentage = X100
75-100% – Adequate
74-50% – Moderate
<50% – Inadequate
The pilot Study was conducted for 3 day among adolecent girls at penumur village A sample of 3 adolescent girls who met the inclusion interia were selected bynon probability conventent sampling method. Was used to test the reliability and it was 0.74 Durring the Pilot study, practicatility and feasibility of the instrument was cheked. No difficultis were faced by the investigater.
DATA COLLECTION PROCEDURE
Date collection procedure was started on Oct 6 completed on Oct 12. The study was conducted for for a period of 1 week. Adolescent girls residing at penumur village were selected as population for the study.
30 Samples were seleted by using non probabilityconvenient sampling method. It was collected through structored interview method. The interview was conducted on individual basis, each girl look about 10-15 mil mts to answer the question. The assessment of knowledge level was done for 30 adolescent girls.
PLAN FOR DATA ANALYSIS
The data obtained were analysed by using descriptive statistics.
Frequency and percentage distribution was used to analyse the demographic varables and the knowledge level regarding the care during menstruation.
Mean and standard deriation was used to assess the knowledge level
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