Author(s): Nandhini. A, Payal Dabhi

Email(s): dabhipayal5795@gmil.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00047.8   

Address: Ms. Nandhini. A1, Ms. Payal Dabhi2
1Assistant Professor, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist, Mehsana.
2Final Year, M.Sc. Nursing Students, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist, Mehsana.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: About 285 million people are visually impaired worldwide. 39 million are blind and 246 million have low vision. About, 90% of the worlds visually impaired people live in developing countries. In India an estimated 236,900 children up to the age of eighteen are visually impaired which is around 11% of the total visually impaired population of India. Of these children, around 7% are in the adolscent age group. in Gujarat 0.95%blind girls2. Objective: To assess knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene among visually challenged adolscent girls at selected blind school of north Gujarat, To evaluate the effectiveness of audio drama on knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene among visually challenged adolscent girls, To find out association of knowledge with their selected socio demographic variable. Material and Method: A pre experimental one group pre test –post test design approach under taken in north Gujarat blind schools, data collection was there 60 visually challenged adolscent girls, Intervention: The information given by myself about the menstrual hygiene through audio drama by an recorded in CD over 15 to 20 minutes Results: the obtained data were analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics, the mean post test knowledge score 13.54 was higher than pre test mean knowledge score 5.83 with the mean difference of 7.71 and the statistically audio drama effectives is identified by using T-test. the calculation ‘ T’ value is 21.48 greater than tabled t (2.00) Conclusion: : audio drama is one of the best method for visually challenged adolscent girls to obtain a good knowledge of menstrual hygiene.


Cite this article:
Nandhini. A, Payal Dabhi. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Audio drama on knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene among visually challenged adolscent girls at selected blind school of north Gujarat. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(2):195-196. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00047.8

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Nandhini. A, Payal Dabhi. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Audio drama on knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene among visually challenged adolscent girls at selected blind school of north Gujarat. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(2):195-196. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00047.8   Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-2-15


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