International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

A Descriptive Survey to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude of Parents regarding Child Abuse in Rural Area of Selected District of Haryana, India

Manju [248]

Abstract: Children are an important and valuable part of Gods Kingdom. The world changes with children. With every child that comes into the world, new hopes and dreams of the human race are born. This study was conducted with an objective to assess the knowledge and attitude of the parents regarding child abuse and to seek the relationship between the knowledge and attitude of the parents regarding child abuse in rural area of selected district of Haryana. A Sample of 80 parents were selected by convenient sampling technique. . The research design selected was descriptive survey. To obtain necessary data for the study, the tools developed were structured interview schedule and attitude rating scale. Data was collected at government school of Village Nindana, District Rohtak of Haryana. The major findings of the study revealed that majority of the parents were in poor knowledge score level (51.25 %), had favourable attitude (48.75 %) toward child abuse. There was significant positive relationship between knowledge and attitude scores of parents regarding child abuse. The findings have implications for nursing practice, nursing education, nursing administration, nursing research and public education.

Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, Child Abuse

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019,

Pages: 1049 - 1052

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