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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A (2018)

Assessment of knowledge and attitude of mothers of under five children regarding Immunization

Author(s)
Ramandeep Kaur, Preeti Kharb, Rakshya Giri, Rajwant Kaur, Priyanka Singh, Pooja Thakur, Rahul, Pradeep Kumar, Rahul and Annu Verma
Abstract
Children below five years of age are vulnerable and liable to get various diseases and disabilities which may lead to high mortality. Immunization is one of the most successful and cost effective public health interventions against diseases. The current study aimed to assess the knowledge and attitude of mothers of under five children regarding immunization; to determine association of level of knowledge and attitude of mothers of under five children regarding immunization with selected variables; to find out the relationship between knowledge and attitude of mothers of under five children regarding immunization. A quantitative research approach using descriptive research design was adapted for the study. The data was collected among 100 mothers of under five children of Mullana village, Ambala, Haryana by purposive sampling technique and performa of sample characteristics, structured knowledge questionnaire and five point attitude scale were used to collect the data. The findings of the study revealed that 45% of the mothers were in the age group of 26 -31 years. Approximately 34% of mothers had good knowledge, 52% of mothers had highly favorable attitude towards immunization. There is no significant association between knowledge and attitude scores of mothers of under five children with selected variable. The study also revealed no significant correlation between knowledge and attitude of mothers regarding immunization.
Pages: 14-18  |  338 Views  44 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ramandeep Kaur, Preeti Kharb, Rakshya Giri, Rajwant Kaur, Priyanka Singh, Pooja Thakur, Rahul, Pradeep Kumar, Rahul and Annu Verma. Assessment of knowledge and attitude of mothers of under five children regarding Immunization. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(1): 14-18.
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