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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Knowledge regarding Parasbag among the Mothers of School going Children's in Selected Urban Areas at Nagpur City

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 3)

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Page : 884-886

Keywords : Parasbag; mother of school going children; urban area;

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Parasbag is a garden where vegetables, herbs, and fruits are grown for one's own consumption. This is related to the household garden definition which defines these gardens as a subsystem within a larger food procurement system which aims at the production of household consumption items that are not obtainable, readily available or affordable through other means including wage earning. These gardens supply supplements subsistence requirements and generate direct or indirect income (Ninez, 1984). Methodology: This study was conducted on mothers of school going children in selected areas of Nagpur city and non-probability convenience sampling technique was used. Research design was Quasi-experimental research design (one group pre-test and post-test design). Knowledge regarding Parasbag was assessed. Result: Findings of the study relieved that the overall post-test mean was 20.26 (67.53) with standard deviation 4.41 and respondent knowledge significantly higher than the overall mean pre-test knowledge score 13.16 (43.86) with standard deviation 3.52 and computed paired ?t? value is 10.55 is higher than the table value 2.05 at pless than0.05 level. Conclusion: Hence information booklet on knowledge regarding Parasbag was effective and statistically significant. The study reveals that there is only significant association between income, rather than that there is no significant association between demographic variables with post-test knowledge score pless than0.05. Data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statics.

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