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

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 8, Part K (2016)

Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding immunization among the mothers of under five children in Gangannagaripalle village at Madanapalle

Author(s)
Kalavathi B, Shabana S, Somesula Suchitra, Rajeswari H and Dr. Arumugam Indira S
Abstract
A study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding immunization among the mothers of under five children in Gangannagaripalle village at Madanapalle. The objective of the study was to assesses knowledge and practice regarding immunization among the mothers of under five children, 50 sample were selected by using convenience sampling technique. The data was collected using structured interview questionnaire. A structured teaching programme and booklet was given for the subjects to create awareness. Out of 50 samples most of the participants that is 29(58%) had inadequate knowledge, 18(36%) had moderately adequate knowledge in pre test. In post test 37(44%)had adequate knowledge and 13(26%)had moderately adequate knowledge regarding immunization among the mothers of under five children In assessing the practice, most of the participants that is 31(62%) had low practice level none of them had high practice level in the pre test. In post test none of them had low practice. 50(100%) had high practice level regarding immunization among the mothers of under five children. There was a significant association between practice and demographic variable such as source of information regarding immunization at p(<0.005) level. The study revealed that structured teaching programme on immunization was effective in improving the level of knowledge and practice among the mothers of under five children regarding immunization
Pages: 709-712  |  765 Views  25 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Kalavathi B, Shabana S, Somesula Suchitra, Rajeswari H, Dr. Arumugam Indira S. Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding immunization among the mothers of under five children in Gangannagaripalle village at Madanapalle. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(8):709-712.
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