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A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH EDUCATION ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PREVENTION OF UTERO VAGINAL PROLAPSE AMONG PAROUS WOMEN IN SELECTED COMMUNITY AREA OF DEHRADUN, UTTARAKHAND

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Background: Women are the ones, who conceive and give birth. In this process of pregnancy and labour women are subjected to a lot of stress and strain, where in their pelvic floor muscles and the structure of perineum loss its tone and may result in utero-vaginal prolapse. A uterine prolapse is when the uterus descends toward or into the vagina. It happens when the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments weak and are no longer able to support the uterus. It is more common as women get older, particularly in those who have gone through menopause. Aim: To assess the effectiveness of health education on knowledge regarding prevention of utero vaginal prolapse among parous women in selected community area of Dehradun. Material and Methods: Quasi-experimental (non-equivalent control group before after research design) design was adopted for the study. 60 subjects (30 in experimental group and 30 in control group) were selected through non-probability purposive sampling technique. Data was collected by using self structured knowledge questionnaire on prevention of utero vaginal prolapse. The tool was developed in two parts, demographic variables and the second part knowledge questions on prevention of utero vaginal prolapse. Collected data was analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The study revealed that the pre-test overall knowledge mean scores of respondents in experimental group were found to be 6.50 and in control group that was 5.93. The post-test overall knowledge mean score of respondents was found to be 16.33 and in control group 6.20. So, the results showed that health education was effective in improving knowledge of the parous women regarding the prevention of utero vaginal prolapse among experimental group.The pre-test knowledge of parous women in experimental group, majority 19 (63.3%) had inadequate, 11 (36.7%) had moderate and in post-test knowledge majority 17 (56.7%) had moderate knowledge, 13 (43.3%) had adequate knowledge towards prevention of utero vaginal prolapse. Similarly, pre-test knowledge of parous women in control group, majority 21 (70%) had inadequate, 09 (30%) had moderate knowledge and in post-test knowledge majority 19 (63.3%) had inadequate knowledge, 11 (36.7%) had moderate knowledge towards prevention of utero vaginal prolapse. Conclusion: The study concluded that health education was effective in increasing the knowledge regarding prevention of utero vaginal prolapse among selected community area.

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Utero Vaginal Prolapse, Health Education, Prevention, Community

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"A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH EDUCATION ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PREVENTION OF UTERO VAGINAL PROLAPSE AMONG PAROUS WOMEN IN SELECTED COMMUNITY AREA OF DEHRADUN, UTTARAKHAND", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 7, page no.e497-e506, July-2021, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2107567.pdf

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"A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH EDUCATION ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PREVENTION OF UTERO VAGINAL PROLAPSE AMONG PAROUS WOMEN IN SELECTED COMMUNITY AREA OF DEHRADUN, UTTARAKHAND", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 7, page no. ppe497-e506, July-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2107567.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2107567
Registration ID: 313041
Published In: Volume 8 | Issue 7 | Year July-2021
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Page No: e497-e506
Country: Bageshwar, Uttarakhand, India .
Area: Medical Science
ISSN Number: 2349-5162
Publisher: IJ Publication


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