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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Acute Respiratory Infection among Mothers of Under Five Children

Prof. Adlin Shinija

Abstract: The aim of the study is to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of acute respiratory infection among mothers of under five children in Olavilai village at Kanyakumari district. The research design was pre experimental design. A total 30 sample were used in this study and sample selected by convenient sampling technique. The data was collected, tabulated, analysed and integrated by using descriptive statistics. The tool used in this data collection was structured questionnaire. The results shows that regarding age ( 46.7 %) were 26-30 years of age (33.3 %) were31-40 years of age respectively the remaining (20 %) were 18-25 years of age. Regarding religion (53.3 %) were Hindu (40 %) were Christian and (6.7 %) were Muslim. Then regarding education majority (46.7 %) were 6-12th standard (33.3 %) were degree and the remaining (20 %) were primary school. About occupation (40 %) were unemployed (30 %) were private (16.7 %) were coolie and (13.3 %) were Government employees. Regarding type of family (19 %) were nuclear family and (11 %) were joint family. About monthly income (40 %) were 1501-3000 (40 %) were 3001-5000 and (6 %) were above 5000. Regarding age of the child (43.4 %) were 2-3 years (33.3 %) were 1-2 years and (23.3 % ) were 3-5 years of child. Regarding sex of child (53.3 %) were female and (46.7 %) were male child

Keywords: structured teaching programme, knowledge, acute respiratory infection, mothers of under five children



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