EFFECTIVENESS OF PLANNED TEACHING PROGRAM ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING MENSTRUAL HYGIENE, USE OF SANITARY PADS AND IT’S DISPOSAL MANAGEMENT AMONG THE ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN A SELECTED SCHOOL, BHUBANESWAR, ODISHA
*Purnima Sahoo, Niyati Das, Shreya Mukharjee, Priyanka Sahoo, Urbijita Das, S. Bhaktiswarupa
A pre experimental research design was conducted on adolescent girls to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching program on knowledge regarding menstrual hygiene, use of sanitary pad and its disposal management. An evaluative approach with one group pre-test and post-test design was used for the study. 60 samples were selected through purposive sampling technique by use of close ended multiple-choice questionnaires. The present study was conducted in school, KISS, Bhubaneswar Odisha. The data were analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. A significance difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge was found (t=13.79). The study finding shows that the PTP was effective in improving the knowledge of adolescent girls.
Keywords: Effectiveness, Menstruation, Sanitary Pads, Disposal, Planned Teaching Program, Knowledge.
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