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 5, May 2015 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


Effect of Animated Presentation in Knowledge on Personal Hygiene among Children at Government Primary School, Thiruvellore

Dr. M. A. Sahbanathul Missiriya


Abstract: Majority of the health problems affecting school age children are preventable by the promotion of hygiene practices through proper health education. UNICEF (2013) reported that survey among school children in India revealed that about half of the ailments are related to lack of personal hygiene. Totally 100 children (50 were intervention group and 50 were control group) from primary schools in Tiruvellore district were selected randomly. They were assessed for the evaluating the effect of animated presentation on personal hygiene.27 (54 %) of them in the experimental group and 25 (50 %) of them in the control group were 8 years of age. The paired-t- test knowledge score in experimental group the pretest value was 24.203, in control group was 5.408, both were statistically significant at the level of P<0.001. There was no significant association between knowledge level and the selected demographic variables in experimental and control group at the level of P<0.05.


Keywords: Personal Hygiene, Animation, Children, Primary school, Knowledge


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,


Pages: 529 - 531


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