Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015
Gross Motor Developmental Milestones of Children
Sunaina Sharma, Gagandeep Kaur
A comparative study was conducted to assess gross motor developmental milestones of children in rural and urban areas. A descriptive comparative research design was used for the study. The sample of 120 school children of age 6-8 years was taken by non-probability purposive sampling technique. Self -structured checklist was used to assess gross motor developmental milestones. The study result showed out of 20 samples for each age group, 50 % had normal gross motor developmental milestones and 50 % had mild delayed developmental milestones in rural area, whereas 65 % had normal gross motor developmental milestone and 35 % children had mild delayed milestones in urban area. In both rural and urban areas 7 years old children (100 %) had normal gross motor developmental milestone. Children of age 8 years 16 (80 %) had normal gross motor developmental milestones and 4 (20 %) children with mild developmental delay in rural area, whereas children 17 (85 %) had normal developmental milestones and 3 (15 %) children with mild developmental delay in urban area. In both rural and urban areas at all age group 0 % children had delayed developmental milestones.
Keywords: Gross motor developmental milestones, children
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015
Pages: 867 - 870
How to Cite this Article?
Sunaina Sharma, Gagandeep Kaur, "Gross Motor Developmental Milestones of Children", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB158733, Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015, 867 - 870
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