International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pediatric Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023 | Rating: 5.7 / 10


Assessment of Knowledge of Health Workers regarding IMNCI Guidelines of Diarrhoea for Children under Five Year in Kamrup (M) District, Assam

Thaudem Mayarani Devi


Abstract: Background: Acute diarrhoea remains a leading cause of childhood deaths ? despite the undeniable success of oral rehydration therapy over the years. The provision of improvement in knowledge among health care workers is a very major move in order to alleviate, promote and prevent illness of children under five year. Aim: The study aim toassess the level of knowledge of health workers regarding IMNCI guidelines of diarrhoea for children under five year in Kamrup (M) district, Assam, to find the association between the knowledge of health workers regarding IMNCI guidelines of diarrhoea for children under five year with selected demographic variables in Kamrup (M) district, Assam and distribute Information Booklet. Methodology: Descriptive survey design was adopted. Probability sampling technique was used to select the subject of 150 health workers (ASHA and Anganwadi) from Chandrapur Developmental Block. Data were collected by using self-structured questionnaire for level of knowledge. Result: The findings revealed that majority 62.6% of participants had moderate knowledge, 26.7% had inadequate knowledge and 10.7% had adequate knowledge. Also it showed that there was a significant association between the knowledge of health workers with the occupation of health worker (x2= 13.24, t = 5.99) at 0.05 level of significance. Conclusion: From the findings of the present study, it concluded that majority of the health workers have moderate level of knowledge regarding IMNCI guidelines of diarrhoeafor children under five years.


Keywords: Assess, Knowledge, IMNCI, Diarrhoea, Health Workers


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023,


Pages: 1148 - 1150


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