A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ORIGAMI ON LEVEL OF ANXIETY AMONG HOSPITALIZED SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN IN MASONIC HOSPITALJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 02)
Publication Date: 2020-02-18
Authors : Blessly Pramila S.P; T. Puvana;
Page : 1112-1115
Keywords : Anxiety Origami Hospitalized Children;
Statement of Problem: A study to assess the effectiveness of origami on level of anxiety among hospitalized school age children in masonic hospital. Objectives: 1. To assess level of anxiety among hospitalized children in experimental group and control group. 2. To provide origami among hospitalized children in experimental group. 3. To assess the effectiveness of origami on level of anxiety among hospitalized children in experimental group. 4. To compare the level of anxiety in experimental group and control group. 5. To find out association between the level of anxiety among hospitalized children in selected demographic variables. Methodology: The study was quasi-experimental study with an evaluative approach. The study was conducted in masonic hospital. Data collection period was one month. Population was hospitalized school age children. Samples were children admitted in pediatric ward aged between 6-12 years. Purposive sampling technique was used. Sample size was 60 (30) children in each experimental and control group). The tools used for data collection were demographic variables and hamilton anxiety rating scale Result: The calculated paired?t? value for experimental group is 14.125 and control group is 0.13, this shows there is a effectiveness of origami on level of anxiety among hospitalized children. Conclusion: The study shows there is a significant reduction in level of anxiety in experimental group after origami.
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