A QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON EFFECT OF HEALTH EDUCATION ABOUT MENSTRUAL HYGIENE AMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN URBAN COMMUNITY, KALYANI
*Priyanka Tudu, Tora Saha, Namrata Panja, Aindrila Basu, Trisha Das and Pratibha Howladar
A pre experimental research design (one group pre-test post-test design) was used to assess the effectiveness of health education to assess the level of knowledge development regarding menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls in urban community, Kalyani. 50 samples were selected by using purposive sampling technique and data were collected by use of structured questionnaire. The present study was conducted at Rabindranath colony, kalyani, West Bengal. The obtained data was analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. A significance difference between pre test and post test was found (t=19.55). The finding shows that health education was effective for improving the knowledge of adolescent girls.
Keywords: Effect, Health Education, Adolescent girls, Menstrual hygiene, Knowledge.
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