Author(s): Israel Jeba Prabu. D, Janet Anbumani. W

Email(s): israelmadurai@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2660.2022.00025   

Address: Israel Jeba Prabu. D1, Janet Anbumani. W2
1Associate Professor, Bee Enn College of Nursing, Jammu University, India.
2Assistant Professor, Bee Enn College of Nursing, Jammu University, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Objectives: The objectives of the study were: 1. To determine the level of knowledge regarding early menarche among school going girls (9-11years) at selected school, Jammu. 2. To find out the association between level of knowledge regarding early menarche amongschool going girls (9-11 years) with their selected socio-demographic variables. Hypothesis H0: There will not be a significant difference between pre and post testknowledge regarding early menarche among young girls at the age of (9-11 years) in experimental and control group. H1: There is a significant decrease in the level of knowledge regarding early menarche among young girls at the age of (9-11 years). Review of literature was done an organized based on review related to early menarche among school going girls (9-11 years). Descriptive design was adopted for the study. The sample size was 100going girls (9-11 years). The tool was validated by experts and found to be valid for the study. Sampling technique: Sample was selected by using purposive sampling technique. Data collection: The data was collected by using questionnaire developed by the researcher. Results: The data was tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The result of present study revealed that the mean level of knowledge score of school going girls(9-11years) was that out of 100 samples 1(1%) had good knowledge, 17(17%) had average knowledge and 82(82%) had below average knowledge regarding early menarchemajority79% had moderate knowledge and 12% had adequate knowledge and 9% had inadequate knowledge.


Cite this article:
Israel Jeba Prabu. D, Janet Anbumani. W. A Descriptive Study to assess the knowledge regarding early Menarche among school going girls (9-11years) at Carmel Convent Hr. Sec. School, Kunjwani, Jammu. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 10(2):109-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2022.00025

Cite(Electronic):
Israel Jeba Prabu. D, Janet Anbumani. W. A Descriptive Study to assess the knowledge regarding early Menarche among school going girls (9-11years) at Carmel Convent Hr. Sec. School, Kunjwani, Jammu. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 10(2):109-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2022.00025   Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-2-4


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