International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019


A Descriptive Survey to Assess the Knowledge and Utilization of Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK) among Postnatal Mothers in a selected Government Hospital of Delhi

Nath Sheeba P | Babu C | Devi Jibanlata M.


Abstract: This study aims at assessing the level of knowledge and utilization of Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK) among Postnatal Mothers. A survey research approach with a correlational survey design was adopted for the study. The sample was 200 postnatal mothers, selected by purposive sampling from government hospital of Delhi. The data was collected using a structured interview schedule. Findings of the study revealed that majority 104 (52 %) of the postnatal mothers had poor knowledge regarding JSSK. Majority 186 (93 %) had good utilization of the JSSK services during their antenatal, intra-natal, postnatal period and during the period of newborn care in the hospital. The Pearson coefficient of correlation was (0.007) which showed no significant correlation between knowledge and utilization of JSSK among Postnatal Mothers. Among the selected demographic variables, type of family was found significantly associated with the knowledge of Postnatal Mothers regarding JSSK. Type of family and duration of hospital stay were found significantly associated with the utilization of JSSK among postnatal mothers. The study concluded that there was poor knowledge but good utilization of JSSK services among Postnatal Mothers.


Keywords: Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram, postnatal mothers


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,


Pages: 915 - 919


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Nath Sheeba P, Babu C, Devi Jibanlata M., "A Descriptive Survey to Assess the Knowledge and Utilization of Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK) among Postnatal Mothers in a selected Government Hospital of Delhi", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019, pp. 915-919, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20196663

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