International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023 | Rating: 5.4 / 10


A Pre Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching on Knowledge Regarding Causes and Prevention of Preschooler Dental Caries among Preschooler Mothers? in Selected Rural Area

Pallavi Davle


Abstract: A evaluative study regarding causes and prevention of preschooler dental caries to assess the knowledge among the mothers of preschooler. The research approach used was evaluative approach. Total 60 samples are selected for the study. The research design selected for the study was one group pretest posttest research design. The setting was selected rural area. The samples include mothers? of preschooler; sampling technique was used non probability convenient sampling. The structured knowledge questionnaire was used to collect data from samples. Pre-test was taken on first day followed by video assisted teaching to group and then post-test was taken after seven days. The pilot study was conducted with 6 samples. Reliability was established by Guttmann split-half method. Data was analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Overall mean knowledge score of pre-test was 14.51 and the overall mean knowledge score of post-test was 18.63. There was significant difference between the mean pre-test and post-test knowledge score (t=19.47, p=0.00) at p<0.05 level. It concludes that video assisted teaching used for the study was effective in enhancing the knowledge of cause and prevention of preschooler dental caries.


Keywords: Mothers of Preschooler, Dental Caries, Video Assisted Teaching


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023,


Pages: 1553 - 1559



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