A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on selected complications of pregnancy and its management in terms of knowledge and attitude among primigravida mothers in selected rural areas of Ahmedabad district was carried out. Pre experimental approach was used with one group pretest and posttest design. The study was conducted in the selected rural areas of Ahmedabad District. The investigator used multi stage simple random sampling technique for selecting 50 samples. A Planned Teaching Programme on selected complications of pregnancy and its management was prepared for the sample. A structured Knowledge questionnaire and summated likert’s attitude scale were prepared to assess the knowledge and attitude of the samples. Reliability of the tool was ascertained by test Re-test method using Spearman’s rank Correlation Coefficient Formula. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. 27(54%) sample were in the age group of less than 25 years, 19 (38%) samples had educational status of secondary education, 25(50%) samples were belong to nuclear type of family, 15 (30%) had Radio / Television-mass media as a source of information. The mean pretest knowledge score was 14.64 and the mean posttest knowledge score was 23.72. The mean pretest attitude score was 51.24 and the mean posttest attitude score was 75.82. Significance of the difference between pretest and posttest knowledge was statistically tested using paired ‘t’ test and it was found significant at 0.05 level. There was significant increase in the knowledge and attitude of the primigravida mothers after administration of planned teaching programme on selected complications of pregnancy and its management. The association between the pretest score and demographic variables was tested using the Chi-square test. There is the significant association found with age, educational status and source of information of samples and the pretest knowledge score of the Samples. There is also the significant association found between pretest attitude score of the samples and age, educational status and source of information. Thus it is concluded that there is significant association between pretest score and the selected demographic variables.
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Riddhi V. Trivedi. A Study to assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Selected complications of Pregnancy and Its Management in terms of Knowledge and Attitude Among Primigravida Mothers in Selected Rural Areas of Ahmedabad District. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(2): April- June, 2015; Page 113-115.