International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014


Effectiveness of Self- Instructional Module in Knowledge on Diarrhea among Mothers in Selected Play Schools at Chennai

P. Ester Bala


Abstract: In India 1.6 million children are under the age of five years die due to diarrhea.15 % to 20 % of deaths among children are related to diarrhea. The present study was undertaken to to assess the effectiveness of self-instructional module on knowledge in diarrhea among mothers in selected play schools at Chennai. OBJECTIVES 1. To assess the level of knowledge of mothers regarding diarrhea in experimental and control group2. To determine the effectiveness of self-instructional module in knowledge on diarrhea among mothers in the experimental group.3. To associate the selected demographic variables with knowledge on diarrhea among mothers in both groups. . The sample size of the study is 60 mothers of under five children RESULTS; The average improvement knowledge in experimental group the mean values was 12.03 with standard deviation 1.94. In the control group mean value was 0.13 with standard deviation 1.22. The improvement was stastically tested by paired t value and the results found to be significant at P


Keywords: Diarrhea, self-instructional module, under-five children


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014,


Pages: 369 - 370


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P. Ester Bala, "Effectiveness of Self- Instructional Module in Knowledge on Diarrhea among Mothers in Selected Play Schools at Chennai", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014, pp. 369-370, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=201466

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