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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part I (2016)

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of diaper dermatitis among the mothers of infants (6 to 12 months) at Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital Chennai

Author(s)
V Hemavathy, VJ Bini Paul, Minu V
Abstract
Diaper dermatitis is most common in infants and children. A number of factors have been found to worsen diaper rash, including early introduction of cereals in the baby's diet and putting the baby to sleep on his or her back. The purpose of the study was to assess the pre-test and post-test knowledge regarding diaper dermatitis among mothers of infants and to evaluate the effectiveness of structured  teaching programme regarding diaper dermatitis among the mothers of infants and  to  assess the association between pre-test and post-test  knowledge regarding diaper dermatitis among the mothers of infant of with selected demographic variables.  The study methodology was Evaluative research approach and pre experimental one group pre-test post-test design was used. Non randomized purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample of the study. The total study sample consisted of 30 mothers of infants. The result of the study concluded that the comparison of mean, standard deviation of pre-test and post-test knowledge and paired‘t’ test value regarding diaper dermatitis. The pre-test knowledge score is 11.83 and post test score is 23.87 and the obtained t value 16.70 statistically significant at 0.00l***. This indicates that the mean difference of 12.04 it is hypothesized that as there is significant in effectiveness in structured teaching programme among mothers of infants.
Pages: 557-558  |  877 Views  28 Downloads
How to cite this article:
V Hemavathy, VJ Bini Paul, Minu V. A study to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of diaper dermatitis among the mothers of infants (6 to 12 months) at Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital Chennai. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(4):557-558.
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