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

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 6, Issue 10, Part L (2020)

A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on prevention and management of vitamin-a prophylaxis among mothers of under five children in selected urban primary health centre, Koyambedu

Author(s)
Sathiyabama G, Kiruba J and Shiny HS
Abstract
Nutrition is recognized as an important determinant of health and development of societies. It is estimated that each year 55%of deaths hunger and malnutrition in developing countries including India. Apart from the protein energy malnutrition, inadequate intake of micronutrients such as vitamin ‘A’ and vital minerals (iron, calcium, iodine, zinc) are recognized to affect younger children. A quantitative experimental research was conducted among 60 antenatal mothers. A purposive sampling techniques was used to select the sample. Self administered structured questionnaires were used to collect the demographic data. calculated paired t test value of t =23.043was found to be statisticaly highly significant at p< 0.001 level.
Pages: 720-722  |  113 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sathiyabama G, Kiruba J, Shiny HS. A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on prevention and management of vitamin-a prophylaxis among mothers of under five children in selected urban primary health centre, Koyambedu. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(10):720-722.
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