The present study is aimed to assess the knowledge of married men and women regarding No-Scalpel Vasectomy in a selected rural area, Coimbatore. The objectives of the study is to assess the knowledge among married men and women about No Scalpel Vasectomy by using a structured questionnaire, to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme, and to find the association between the findings and selected demographic variables such as age, gender, religion, educational status, occupation, monthly income, type of family, age at marriage, duration of married life, number of children, history of infertility medication if any, adoption of temporary family planning method, relatives with permanent family planning methods, awareness about No-Scalpel Vasectomy. The conceptual frame work for this study was based on Modified Open System Model by J.W. Kenny. Pre-experimental one group pretest posttest design was used for this study. The study was conducted among 60 married men and women who have not undergone permanent sterilization residing in Semmanichetti Palayam, Coimbatore. The village is 18 kilometre away from PPG College of Nursing. Purposive sampling technique was used in this study. Data collection was done from 16 September 2019 to 12 October 2019. Formal written permission was obtained from the medical officer in SMC Palayam, Primary Health Centre. Data was collected by administering the structured questionnaire before and after the planned teaching programme. The post- test was conducted after the sixth day of planned teaching programme. Data was analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Paired ‘t’ test was used to find the effectiveness of planned teaching programme and ‘Chi-Square’ was used to find the association. The result of the study reveals that married men and women have lack of knowledge about No-Scalpel Vasectomy. The mean knowledge of married men and women in the pre-test was 14.93 in the pre-test with the standard deviation of 1.7. There was a marked gain in the mean knowledge score of married men and women after the administration of planned teaching programme (24.32) with the standard deviation of 1.8. The study concluded that the Planned Teaching Programme is effective in increasing the knowledge regarding No-Scalpel Vasectomy.
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Gandhimathi R. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding No-Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) among Married men and women in a selected rural area, Coimbatore. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(3):251-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00060
Gandhimathi R. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding No-Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) among Married men and women in a selected rural area, Coimbatore. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(3):251-6. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00060 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-3-2