International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015

Assessment of Knowledge towards Immunization among Mothers of Under-Five of U.P India: A Quantitative Approach (Original Study)

Farha Azmi RN RM | Dr. Ratna Prakash [3]

Abstract: BACKGROUND OF STUDY Immunization is one of the most effective, safest and efficient Public Health Interventions for the prevention from several disease among underfive children. While the impact of Immunization on childhood morbidity and mortality has been great, its full potential has yet to be reached. India has the highest number of morbidity and mortality rate among underfive. This article presents the systematic collection of data and analysis presents the actual picture of status of knowledge of immunization among mothers of underfive. OBJECTIVES of study are as followed, To assess knowledge regarding immunization among mothers of under-five and prepare health education programme regarding immunization. METHODOLOGY For this study Research approach is quantitative, RESEARCH DESIGN non experimental survey method, target population is mothers of under-five, settings is town Kunderki, district Moradabad, Data source sample size fits for the study was 30 mothers, sampling technique was convenient sampling methods RESULTS Knowledge Score categorized in 3 categories (good, average and poor). Good knowledge score is 10 %. Average knowledge score is 23.34 %. Poor knowledge score is 66.66 %. CONCLUSIONS Most of the mothers of under-five having poor knowledge score, thats why researcher felt to take the problem for survey

Keywords: Assessment, knowledge, Immunization, mothers of under five, underfive

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,

Pages: 1898 - 1900

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