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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 9, Part H (2017)

Descriptive study to assess the knowledge on warning signs of selected newborn illness among the Primimothers with a view to develop an information booklet

Author(s)
S Girijamma and Dr. A Padmaja
Abstract
A descriptive research design was used to assess the knowledge on warning signs of selected newborn illness among the primimothers who are attending MCH center at Tirupati. A total of 100 primimothers were selected by convenience sampling technique. Tool used for conducting study was for data collection was a structured questionnaire on warning signs of selected newborn illness. Analysis was done SPSS package 21 version.
The findings of the study revealed that Among 100 primimothers 12% (12) primimothers had inadequate knowledge on warning signs of selected newborn illness, 57% (57) primimothers had moderate knowledge on warning signs of selected newborn illness, 31% (31) primimothers had knowledge on warning signs of selected newborn illness. Among 100 primimothers 31% (31) primimothers had inadequate knowledge on home care for selected newborn illness, 53% (53) primimothers had moderate knowledge on home care for selected newborn illness, 16%(16) primimothers had adequate knowledge on home care of selected newborn illness. Analysis revealed that there is a significant relationship between demographic variable and level of knowledge and at p<0.01 level and p<0.05 level.
Pages: 518-521  |  496 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
S Girijamma, Dr. A Padmaja. Descriptive study to assess the knowledge on warning signs of selected newborn illness among the Primimothers with a view to develop an information booklet. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(9):518-521.
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