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

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part J (2017)

Knowledge regarding hearing disabilities among mothers of school going children

Author(s)
Monisha MA, Dr. Indira S and Shanmugam Jhansi
Abstract
Background: Children between the age of 6-14 years are school going children. School age children have basic understanding of their major organs and their functions based on their cognitive abilities, school age children are able to tell their care givers about their symptoms. Hearing loss, deafness, hard of hearing, anacrusis or hearing is a partial or total inability to hear. In children it may affect the development of language and can cause work related difficulties for children. Hearing loss is caused by major factors including age, gender, expose to noise illness, chemicals and physical trauma.
Aim: To assess the level of knowledge regarding hearing disabilities among mothers of school going children.
Material and method: Study conducted by using the quantitative research approach by using descriptive research design was adopted to assess the knowledge regarding hearing disabilities among mothers of school going children.
Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objectives of the study.
Results and Conclusion: The study result shows that with regard to level of knowledge regarding hearing disabilities among mothers of school going children 2(6.7%) had A3(10%) had B+ 4(13.3%) had B 5(16.7%) had C 16(53.3%) had D.had B+ grade, 2(6.67%) had B grade, 4(13.34%) had C grade knowledge, 8(26.66%) had D grade knowledge.
Pages: 677-679  |  663 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Monisha MA, Dr. Indira S, Shanmugam Jhansi. Knowledge regarding hearing disabilities among mothers of school going children. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(8):677-679.
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