International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022


Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Viral Disease and their Prevention among Mothers of under Five Children

Shrishail S. Neeralakeri | Prashant Kulkarni | Deelip S. Natekar [4]


Abstract: Background: Mothers play a vital role in managing viral diseases and their prevention. Hence the investigator felt the need to evaluate the effectiveness of STP regarding viral disease and their prevention among mothers of under-five children. This study examines maternal knowledge regarding viral diseases and their prevention. Method: This was pre-experimental study with 50 subjects, selected through simple random sampling technique. One group pre-test post-test design was used. Data was collected using a self-administered structured closed ended questionnaire. Data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistical in terms of means, frequency distribution, percentage, ?T? test and chi square test. Results: In present study, out of 50 subject 7 (14%) had average knowledge followed by 1 (2%) subject with good, 6 (15%) subjects with good, 31 (62%) subjects with poor and 11 (22%) with very poor knowledge regarding viral diseases and their prevention. Where pre-test knowledge score was (6.64 ?2.77) and post-test knowledge score (20.28?2.7) STP was effective in enhancing the knowledge of mothers of children about viral diseases and their prevention. Calculated ?t? value was (34.93) much higher than table ?T? value (2.010) showed significant difference between pretest and posttest knowledge scores hence the STP is proved to be effective. Significant association found between the knowledge and their educational qualification demographic variable. Conclusion: The study concluded that STP on viral disease and their prevention for mothers was scientific, logical and effective strategy.


Keywords: Effectiveness, Knowledge, Mothers of Under-Five Children, Structured Teaching Programme, Viral Disease


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,


Pages: 408 - 413


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