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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Home Care Remedies of Selected Health Problems among Mothers of Under Five Children at Selected Rural Area, Barabanki, Lucknow

V. R. Verma


Abstract: Objectives: The main objectives of the study- To assess the knowledge level regarding home care remedies of selected health problems among mothers of under five children. To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program regarding home care remedies of selected problems among mothers of under five children. To find out the association between the level of knowledge regarding home care remedies of selected health problems among mothers of under five children with selected demographic variables. Research Hypothesis: The following hypothesis were set for the study- H1: There is a significant difference between level of knowledge regarding home care remedies of selected health problems among mothers of under five children. H2: There is a significant association between level of knowledge regarding home care remedies of selected health problems among mothers of under five children with the selected demographic variables. Conceptual Framework: The conceptual frame work has been developed based on Roy?s adaptation model and it provides the explanation of the objectives. Material and Methods: The study was conducted by using pre experimental one group pre and posttest design. Purposive sampling technique was used to select 60 samples and the study was conducted at rural area, Barabanki, Lucknow. The tools used for data collection was self-structured questionnaire consisting part 1: demographic data, part 2: assessing knowledge level of mothers of under five children. Employing descriptive and inferential statistics the analysis of the data was done. The present study findings revealed that, there is a significant difference between the post test mean score of samples at 0.05 level of significance. Hence it is inferred that, structured teaching programme was effective in improving the knowledge of home care remedies of health problems among mothers of under five children. Major Findings :The present study findings revealed that, there was significant association between level of knowledge regarding home care remedies and selected demographic variables such as age of mother (?2=17.13), age of child (?2=9.23) , education of mother (?2=15.23), occupation of mother ((?2=17.13) and religion (?23.3810). Conclusion: The study conducted that the majority of mothers of under five children had inadequate knowledge in pre test score whereas in post term score, majority of mothers of under five children had adequate knowledge after the intervention. Thus, the structured teaching programme was effective to enhance the knowledge regarding prevention of selected health problems among the mothers of under five children.


Keywords: effectiveness, structured teaching programe, knowledge, home care remedies, mothers, health problem


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 1415 - 1419


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V. R. Verma, "A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Home Care Remedies of Selected Health Problems among Mothers of Under Five Children at Selected Rural Area, Barabanki, Lucknow", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022, pp. 1415-1419, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR22719101753

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