A Quasi experimental one group pre-test and post-test design was used for present study and 40 women old age group 15-35 were selected using simple random sampling technique. The purpose of the study was introduced to the group and pretest was conducted with the help of knowledge questionnaire to check the knowledge. After the pretest, brief structural health education was given to the women about breast cancer and its prevention. After the prior period of 14 days, the investigator took the post test. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. The analysis and data were based on the objective and hypothesis. Paired t-test was used to assess the pre and post informational knowledge of women regarding breast cancer and its prevention. The mean for pre and post test was 8.85 and 21.38 subsequently. The finding of the study showed that there is increase in the knowledge level of women after giving health talk and no association found between demographic variables and knowledge of women regarding awareness of breast cancer and its prevention. The study was indicated that Health education improved the knowledge of women regarding breast cancer and its prevention.
Vidya Garad, Vivek Shelke, Aditya Gaewar, Nikita Nikale, Shraddha Labade. Effectiveness of health education on knowledge regarding awareness of breast cancer and its prevention among women. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2021;3(1):39-42.