Author(s): Anishya. A, Santhi Appavu

Email(s): jenkanije@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00025.9   

Address: Mrs. Anishya. A1, Dr. Santhi Appavu2
1Assistant Professor, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor. The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
2Principal, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor. The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
The study aimed at assessing the effect of video teaching programme on knowledge regarding breast self-examination among adult women. Methods: A quantitative research approach with one group pretest posttest research design was adopted. The sample consisted of 60 adult women selected by purposive sampling. Knowledge questionnaire and was prepared to assess the knowledge which was administered by using interview technique. Video teaching program on breast self-examination was given for 30 minutes. Various aspects of breast self-examination were included in this teaching program. Posttest was done after one week with the same questionnaire. Results: the mean posttest knowledge score (16.78) was significantly higher than the mean pretest knowledge (10.11) the calculated “t” value for knowledge is 18.67 was higher than the table value of 0.05 level of significance. Conclusion: These results support that the video teaching program was effective in improving the knowledge of adult women regarding breast self-examination.


Cite this article:
Anishya. A, Santhi Appavu. Breast Self-Examination: Outcome on knowledge among adult Women. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(1):101-103. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00025.9


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