International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part B (2018)
Knowledge of mothers regarding management of hand mouth disease
Background: Hand and mouth disease is very contagious and is common in children under 10 years of age. However, adolescents and adults can also be affected. Most adults are immune to the coxsachie A and B virus, as they have been previously exposed to it during their childhood. Adults who develop the disease usually experience milder symptoms than children. Objectives: 1. to assess the level of knowledge of mothers regarding management of hand mouth disease. 2. To find the association between the level of knowledge of mothers regarding management of hand mouth disease with socio demographic variables. Materials and Methods: The Non-experimental descriptive design with non-probability Convenience sampling technique was adopted to select 30 mothers in Narayana medical college hospital. Results: The result shows that with regard to level of knowledge regarding management of hand mouth disease, 29(96.7%) mothers have inadequate knowledge and 1(3.3%) mothers have moderately adequate knowledge.
How to cite this article:
Suganya V, Ninja Lairikyengbam, Dr. Indira S, B Kavitha, Ramya K, Revathi D, Naveen Kumar MR. Knowledge of mothers regarding management of hand mouth disease. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(4):96-99.