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International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy


ISSN Online:2229-3566

ISSN Print: 2277-4343

Article: EFFECTIVENESS OF VIDEO ASSISTED TEACHING PROGRAM REGARDING THE KNOWLEDGE OF POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN DISEASE AND ITS PREVENTION AMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS STUDYING IN SELECTED HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOLS AT KOLLAM, INDIA

Article Category: Original Research articles

DOI: DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.100116

Pages: 67-70

Author: P.V. Greeshma *, Annal Angeline

Abstract: This study entitled “effectiveness of video assisted  teaching program regarding knowledge of polycystic ovarian disease and its prevention among adolescent girls studying in selected higher secondary schools at Kollam” was conducted with the objectives; to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching program on polycystic ovarian disease and its prevention, to find the association between pre-test knowledge on polycystic ovarian disease and its prevention with selected demographic variables. Demographic data was collected by distributing a questionnaire on knowledge. Then the video assisted teaching program was given on the same day for the experimental group. Post-test was done after one week of intervention. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study result shows mean post-test knowledge score of experimental group (21.6± 2.84) was higher than mean pre-test knowledge score (15.06±2.75) and calculated ‘t value is greater than the table value at 0.05 level of significance. It indicates that there was significant improvement in the knowledge of polycystic ovarian disease and its prevention among adolescent girls. The mean post-test knowledge score of the experimental group (21.6±2.84) was greater than the mean post-test knowledge score of the control group (15.98±3.65) and calculated ‘t’ value is greater than table value at 0.05 level of significance (p < 0.05). It indicates that there is significant difference between mean post-test knowledge scores of experimental and control groups. So the present study shows that video assisted teaching program was effective in improving knowledge of polycystic ovarian disease and its prevention among adolescent girls.




Keyword: Video assisted teaching program; knowledge; polycystic ovarian disease; adolescent girls.