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Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Worm Infestation among Mothers of Under-Five Children's in Selected Hospital at Sitapur

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 12)

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Page : 1353-1356

Keywords : Effectiveness; Structured taching programme; Knowledge; Worm Infestation;

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A study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention of worm infestations among mothers of under-five children in selected hospital, Sitapur Research Methodology: A quantitative evaluative approach using pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test design and purposive sampling technique was used to select 60 samples from selected hospital in Sitapur. Initially researcher got permission for study from concerned authorities. Pre-test done followed by structured teaching programme on worm infestation for 50 min followed by 10 min session of question and answer. A post-test was conducted 10 days after structured teaching programme. RESULTS: The study has shown that pre-test knowledge score of mothers regarding worm infestation among mothers of under-fives was inadequate 52 (86.7%) and moderate 8 (13.3%), whereas post-test knowledge score was adequate in 56 (93.3%) mothers, moderate in 4 (6.7%) mothers and none of them had inadequate knowledge after the structured teaching programme. It is depicted that the mean of post-test knowledge scores among mothers of under-fives was 24.33, which is significantly higher than mean of pre-test knowledge scores of 9.73. SD of post-test score and pre-test score is3.166 and 3.118 respectively. The computed paired ?t? value (24.73, df=29.00) which represents significant gain in knowledge through structured teaching programme. Hence the hypothesis is accepted. Conclusion: The researcher concluded that structured teaching programme is an effective intervention to improve the level of knowledge on prevention of worm infestation among mothers.

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