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Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018
A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge of Mothers Regarding Prevention of Accidents among Preschoolers in Selected Anganwadi at Karad
Abstract: Introduction objective to assess the existing knowledge of mothers and to determine the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on prevention of accidents among preschoolers in selected Anganwadis Methodology. Evaluatory approach with Non-probability simple convenient sampling technique one group Pre-test Post-test design was used in selected Anganwadis at Karad. Result The overall mean pre-test knowledge score was 13.34 (SD-2.379) and Post-test knowledge score was 22.66 (SD-2.430). Calculated pairedt value was 25.762 (df - 99) which is greater than tabulated t value (1.982). This indicates that gain in knowledge is statistically significant at p < 0.05 level, also this result revealed significant association between knowledge of mother and selected socio-demographic variables including age of child, Mothers Education and occupation and ways of health information. Conclusion Mothers were lacking knowledge about accidents and its prevention. The designed health education and training program led to significant improvement in knowledge about prevention of accidents.
Keywords: effectiveness, structured teaching programme, accidents, prevention, preschoolers
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018,
Pages: 760 - 765