Statement of the problem: ‘A Study to assess the effectiveness of drumstick leaves juice on levels of haemoglobin among antenatal mothers in SMCpalayam Coimbatore district’. Objectives of the study: 1) To Assess the pre test level of haemoglobin among antenatal mothers in experimental and control group.2)To provide drumstick leaves juice to the antenatal mothers in experimental group.3)To assess the post test level of haemoglobin among antenatal mothers in the experimental and control group.4)To determine the effectiveness of drumstick leaves juice on increasing the levels of haemoglobin.5)To find the association between, the post test level of haemoglobin among antenatal mothers with their selected demographic variables. 6)To implement the need-based awareness programme on anaemia among antenatal mothers in smc Palayam, Coimbatore. Methodology: The quantitative approach - quasi-experimental, non- equivalent control group pre test. post test design was selected to study the effectiveness of drumstick leaves juice on levels of haemoglobin among antenatal mothers. The researcher adopted non probability convenient sampling technique and 60 antenatal mothers were selected for the study from Semmanaichettipalayam, Coimbatore. They are divided into two groups, 30 in experimental group and 30 in control group. The investigator used sahli’s method to assess the haemoglobin level Results: shows that the mean haemoglobin value of pre test score in experimental group is 10.31 and post test score is 11.19. The calculated ‘t’ value is 18.7 at 29 degree of freedom at 0.05% level of significance, which is greater than that of table value (2.045%). It shows that there was a significant difference between pre test and post test score of experimental groups which implied that was a significant increase in haemoglobin level after providing drumstick leaves juice. Post test mean value of haemoglobin in experimental group is 11.19 and post test mean value of control group is 9.79. The calculated ‘t’ value was 1.963 at 58 degree of freedom and at 0.05% level of significance which is greater than table value (1.960), It shows that the haemoglobin level of experimental group was increased after providing drumstick leaves juice. Hence alternative hypothesis is accepted. Conclusion: This information shows that drumstick leaves juice is more effective in increasing the levels of haemoglobin. It is cost effective and more convenient to use.
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Priya. V, Devibala. M. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Drumstic Leaves Juice on levels of Haemoglobin among Antenatal Mothers in SMC Palayam Coimbatore District. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(2):213-217. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00051.X
Priya. V, Devibala. M. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Drumstic Leaves Juice on levels of Haemoglobin among Antenatal Mothers in SMC Palayam Coimbatore District. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(2):213-217. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00051.X Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-2-19
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