A Quasi-experimental Research Project Designed to Evaluate the Impact of a Structured Educational Program on the Awareness of Cervical Cancer Prevention Among Adolescent Girls Attending Specific Schools in Moga, Punjab

Year : 2023 | Volume : 01 | Issue : 02 | Page : 1-9
By

    Rajdeep Kaur

  1. Ravinder Kaur

  2. Saifuddin P.K.

  1. Assistant Professor, Lala Lajpat Rai Institute of Nursing, Punjab, India
  2. Assistant Professor, Gian Sagar College of Nursing, Punjab, India
  3. Nursing Officer, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Punjab, India

Abstract

A quasi-experimental research study aims to evaluate the efficacy of a structured educational program in enhancing the understanding of cervical cancer prevention among adolescent girls in specific schools located in Moga, Punjab. The knowledge score of adolescent girls in experimental group regarding prevention of cervical cancer was average (20%) and below average (80%), before imparting the structured teaching programme knowledge of adolescent girls were good (70%) and average (30%). The experimental group exhibited a noteworthy increase in their mean post-test knowledge score (22.73) compared to their mean pre-test knowledge score (14.20), indicating a significant improvement. In contrast, there was no substantial change in the mean pre-test knowledge score (13.60) and the post-test knowledge score (13.79) of the control group following the structured teaching program. The difference in mean knowledge scores between the pre-test and post-test within the experimental group was found to be statistically significant with a significance level of p>0.01. As a result, the research hypothesis (H1) was validated, and the null hypothesis (H0) was disproved.

Keywords: Quasi-experimental research, adolescent girls, cervical cancer, the structured teaching program, hypothesis

[This article belongs to International Journal of Oncological Nursing and Practices(ijonnp)]

How to cite this article: Rajdeep Kaur, Ravinder Kaur, Saifuddin P.K. A Quasi-experimental Research Project Designed to Evaluate the Impact of a Structured Educational Program on the Awareness of Cervical Cancer Prevention Among Adolescent Girls Attending Specific Schools in Moga, Punjab ijonnp 2023; 01:1-9
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Received October 28, 2023
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Published December 20, 2023