Research Article - Journal of Primary Care and General Practice (2022) Volume 5, Issue 1
Correlation between knowledge and practice of rural and urban women regarding reproductive health interventions in selected district of Tripura, India.
Background: A woman’s reproductive system external icon is a delicate and complex system in the body, steps to be taken to protect it from infections and injury, and prevent problems-including some long-term health problems. Materials and Methods: A Community-Based descriptive Study in selected districts of Tripura was conducted from March’21 to July’2021. The study sample comprised 200 rural and urban women aged 18-45 years residing in the existence of Tripura. A purposive sampling technique was used to accomplish the aim and objectives of the present study. Results: The Chi-square statistic is 7.244 (df=6), p-value .026729 at a significance level of 0.05 determined a wide gap in practice of reproductive health interventions between rural and urban women aged 18-45 years. The value of R is 0.9634, R2, the coefficient of determination, is 0.9281, P-Value is < .00001 at p < .05 indicate a significant strong positive correlation between knowledge and practice scores. Conclusions: The significant comparison between practice of reproductive health interventions between rural and urban women determined that, a round the clock comprehensive service in rural areas will fill the gap.Author(s): Maitri Chaudhuri*, Dilip Kumar Das, Debanjit Das