Original Research Article
Year: 2019 | Month: March | Volume: 9 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 182-186
Assessment of the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching on Knowledge Regarding Physical and Psychological Women Abuse Among Teenage Girls in Selected College
Ms. Anuradha Anilrao Wankhade
Assistant Professor, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Nursing Institute, Shivaji Nagar, Amravati-444603
Background: Violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against women by men and to the prevention of the full advancement of women.
Materials and methods: The research approach adopted for the study was one group pre-test and post-test research design. The study comprises of 60 teenage girls of selected college who fulfilled inclusive criteria selected by Probability sampling technique in that simple random sampling technique was used to select the sample by lottery method. Structured knowledge questionnaire was used for data collection. The content Validity of the tool was established in consultation with guide and 14 experts from the field of community health nursing and mental health nursing. Reliability of Structured questionnaire was calculated using split half method. Formal permission was obtained from concerned authority from selected college for data collection. Data were tabulated and analyzed.
Results: The study revealed that the pre test mean score among teenage girls was 10(35.71%) and post test score up was 17.85(63.75%) in the evaluation. Result interpreted that there was a significant increase in knowledge level of teenage girls after administration of planned teaching program. It is evident that the calculated ‘t’ value was greater than the table value of ‘t’ at 0.05 level. This indicates that planned teaching was effective in improving the knowledge of the teenage girls. The study also revealed that there is a significant association between demographic characteristics, such as age, Religion (caste), Type of family, place of residence, previous knowledge about women abuse with the knowledge score.
Conclusion: The study was done to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding physical and psychological women abuse among teenage girls. The result of this study shows that the most of the teenage girls had excellent knowledge after administration of planned teaching. The study also revealed that there is a significant association between demographic characteristics such as age, Religion (caste), Type of family, place of residence, previous knowledge about women abuse with the knowledge score. This study will help the teenage girls to find type of abuse and take action on them to improve knowledge regarding physical and psychological women abuse.
Key words: knowledge, physical and psychological women abuse, domestic violence