Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2015

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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Assess the Knowledge and Attitude on Urinary Incontinence and Demonstration of Kegel Exercise as Primary Prevention among Women at Rural Community



Address:   Dr. G. Jaya Thanga Selvi
Professor cum HOD, Medical-Surgical Department, CSI Jeyaraj Annapackiam College of Nursing, Jonespuram, Pasumalai, Madurai-625004
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ABSTRACT:
The present study was designed to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding urinary incontinence and its primary level prevention by learning module and demonstration on kegel exercise among women in selected rural community. This was a descriptive design. The data was collected from 30 women through convenience sampling. The tool used for data collection was a structured questionnaire for knowledge and rating scale for attitude developed by the researcher. The findings reveal that the majority of women had 19(64%) inadequate knowledge and 23 (76.7%) negative attitude respectively regarding urinary incontinence. Further shows that there is positive correlation between knowledge and attitude. This study concluded that it is essential to create awareness in order to improve the knowledge and change the attitude of women in preventing the urinary incontinence and thereby it helps to improve the quality of life.
KEYWORDS:
Knowledge, attitude .urinary incontinence, kegel exercise
Cite:
G. Jaya Thanga Selvi. Assess the Knowledge and Attitude on Urinary Incontinence and Demonstration of Kegel Exercise as Primary Prevention among Women at Rural Community. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 3(2): April-June, 2015; Page 149-152
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