International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016


The Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding ICDS Programme among Mothers of under Five Children

Kavita Betageri | Sunita Tata [12]


Abstract: PROBLEM STATEMENT Study to assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) programme among mothers of under five children. OBJECTIVES 1. Assess the existing knowledge of mothers regarding ICDS programme by pretest.2. Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme regarding ICDS programme by comparing pre and post test knowledge scores of mothers.3. To find out the association between post test knowledge scores of mothers with their selected demographic variables. METHODOLOGY An evaluative research study conducted on 60 mothers of under five children in Anganwadis by non probability convenient sampling. Knowledge of mothers regarding ICDS was assessed by administering structured knowledge questionnaires. RESULTS In pre-test majority of mothers 58 (96.67 %) had Average level of knowledge about ICDS programme, whereas only 1 (1.67 %) of mothers had Poor and Good level of knowledge before administration of structured teaching programme. In post-test majority of mothers 53 (88.33 %) had Good level of knowledge, whereas 7 (11.67 %) of mothers had Average level of knowledge and no mothers had Poor knowledge after administration of structured teaching programme. The Mean, Standard deviation of total knowledge scores of mothers regarding ICDS programme revealed that the pre test mean knowledge score & standard deviation of the mothers was 14.31.78, which was increased in post test to 23.32.03. Obtained pre & post test scores paired t value is 38.684 & p value is <0.0001 which is considered extremely significant, indicates significant improvement in knowledge of mothers. CONCLUSION The study concluded that the Structured Teaching Programme regarding ICDS programme was an effective method for providing adequate knowledge and helped mothers to enhance their knowledge & utilization of services provided under ICDS programme.


Keywords: ICDS, Knowledge, Mothers of under five children, Effectiveness, Structured Teaching Programme


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,


Pages: 699 - 701


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