Varinderpal Kaur, Anubala, Harpreet Kaur, Kavisha Yadav, Kumari Renu, Priya Kumari, Sapna Adhikari, Sweety Tomar, T. Karthika, Varsha Devi
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Mrs. Varinderpal Kaur1, Ms. Anubala2, Ms. Harpreet Kaur2, Ms. Kavisha Yadav2, Ms. Kumari Renu2, Ms. Priya Kumari2, Ms. Sapna Adhikari2, Ms. Sweety Tomar2, Ms. T. Karthika2, Ms. Varsha Devi2
1Assistant Professor, Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar Cantt, Punjab.
2B. Sc Nursing 4th Year, Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar Cantt, Punjab.
Volume - 9,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2021
A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding pre-menstrual syndrome among adolescent girls in selected community area in the year 2020.The objectives of the study were (a) To assess the knowledge of adolescent girls regarding premenstrual syndrome. (b) To find out the relationship between knowledge and selected demographic variables regarding premenstrual syndrome among adolescent girls. (c) To develop self - instruction module regarding the management of premenstrual syndrome. The present study was conducted in various areas of community via online means due to pandemic situation. The sample of the study comprised of 100 adolescent girls aged between 11-18 years. A descriptive design was adopted to conduct the study. Samples were selected by convenient probability sampling technique. A self-structured questionnaire was administered to evaluate the knowledge of premenstrual syndrome. The findings of the study revealed that out of 100 samples, 8 samples that is 8% have poor knowledge, 60 samples that is 60% have average knowledge, 18 samples that is 18% are having good knowledge and 14 samples that is 14% are having excellent knowledge. the obtained chi square value in the variable such as age (X2= 2.401), type of community (X2= 2.5), religion (X2=5.37), total family income per month (X2= 2.86), nutritional habits (X2=1.536), age of menarche (X2= 1.536), source of information regarding PMS (X2=0.521) was smaller than the table value at 0.05 level of significance. Hence there is no relationship between the knowledge and socio demographic variables.
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Varinderpal Kaur, Anubala, Harpreet Kaur, Kavisha Yadav, Kumari Renu, Priya Kumari, Sapna Adhikari, Sweety Tomar, T. Karthika, Varsha Devi. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Pre-menstural syndrome among Adolescent Girls in selected Community area in the year 2020. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(2):222-224. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00050.0
Varinderpal Kaur, Anubala, Harpreet Kaur, Kavisha Yadav, Kumari Renu, Priya Kumari, Sapna Adhikari, Sweety Tomar, T. Karthika, Varsha Devi. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Pre-menstural syndrome among Adolescent Girls in selected Community area in the year 2020. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(2):222-224. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00050.0 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-2-22
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