Research Paper | Paediatrics | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021
The Knowledge Regarding Awareness of Immunization Schedule, Practice and Attitude towards Immunization among Mothers of under Five Children Attending Pediatric Outpatient Department in a Selected Secondary Care Hospital, Himachal Pradesh
Abstract: Introduction: Objective: To assess the knowledge of under- five mothers regarding immunization schedule and attitude towards immunization. To find association between level of knowledge regarding immunization with the demographic variables. Methods: A descriptive study was conducted among 30 mothers of under five children to assess the knowledge regarding immunization schedule and attitude towards immunization in the pediatric outpatient Department of a selected secondary care hospital. A self administered questionnaire was prepared and administered among the selected sample using simple random technique by non interview method. Result: 17% of mothers had good knowledge, 60% of mothers have average knowledge and23% of mothers have below average knowledge. This study shows that as the number of under- five children in family increases and as per occupational level increases there is a increase in knowledge level regarding immunization. Conclusion: Within the limits of the study the knowledge level of mothers of under ? five children assessed and associated with selected demographic variables.
Keywords: knowledge, assess, immunization, mothers, under five children
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,
Pages: 362 - 365
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Kanchan Bhandari, "The Knowledge Regarding Awareness of Immunization Schedule, Practice and Attitude towards Immunization among Mothers of under Five Children Attending Pediatric Outpatient Department in a Selected Secondary Care Hospital, Himachal Pradesh", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21509103440, Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021, 362 - 365
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