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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017
Assessment of the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme Regarding Selected Needs of Under - Five Children among Mothers in a Selected Rural Community
Abstract: Childcare in a right perspective is very important, as children are our future generation. Care implies not only providing children with proper food and shelter but also their growth, psychological, emotional and social development. The aim of the present study was to assess the knowledge regarding needs of under- five children, to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme and to find out association between pretest knowledge regarding needs of fewer than five children among mothers with their selected demographic variables. A pre-experimental one group pre-test and post test research design was adopted with 60 respondents selected by non probability convenient sampling technique. The structured interview schedule was used to conduct the data. Tool consisting of part I and part II. Part I consists items related to demographical data, Part II consists knowledge questionnaires (r 0.95) regarding selected needs of under five children. Structured teaching programme was prepared with a view to enhance the knowledge of mothers regarding selected needs of fewer than five children. Overall posttest mean knowledge score was 22.15 with standard deviation of 3.56, which was more than pretest mean score 8.05 with standard deviation 3.7 which shows that structured teaching programme was effective.
Keywords: Effectiveness, Structured teaching program, Under five children, needs
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,
Pages: 116 - 120