Shyama Devi, Jyoti Sarin, Rathish Nair
Shyama Devi1, Jyoti Sarin2, Rathish Nair3
1Demonstrator, Nursing College, UPRIMS&R, Saifai, Etawah, UP, India.
2Principal, M.M. College of Nursing, Mullana, Ambala, India Haryana.
3Professor, AIIMS, Patna, Bihar, India
Volume - 2,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2014
A study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of Public Awareness Programme (PAP) on prevention of female foeticide and female infanticide in terms of knowledge and attitude of adults in a selected community in Ambala, Haryana. The objectives of the study were to assess and evaluate the knowledge as well as attitude of adults regarding prevention of female foeticide and female infanticide before and after the administration of Public Awareness Programme (PAP), to determine the relationship between their knowledge and attitude before and after the administration of PAP, to establish relationship of their knowledge and attitude with selected variables. The conceptual framework adopted for the study was based on Stuffebeam’s CIPP (Context, Input, process, product) model. An evaluative approach with one group pretest and post test design was selected. The sample comprised of 86 adults of Budhiya village who were selected conveniently. Data was collected through structured interview schedule and likert’s five point attitude scale. Data analysis revealed that t values for knowledge and attitude were statistically significant at .05 level. Result also showed that there was statistically significant relationship between the knowledge and attitude. The findings of the study reflect that PAP was effective in enhancing knowledge and developing favourable attitude of adults regarding prevention of female foeticide and female infanticide.
Cite this article:
Shyama Devi, Jyoti Sarin, Rathish Nair. Effectiveness of Public Awareness Programme on Prevention of Female Foeticide and Female Infanticide in Terms of knowledge and Attitude of Adults. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(2): April- June 2014; Page 126-130.