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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching on Prevention of Accidents among Mothers of Infants at Selected Village in Visakhapatnam District Andhra Pradesh

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 4)

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Page : 428-434

Keywords : assess; effectiveness; video assisted teaching; knowledge; mothers; infants;

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Background: Healthy children are real wealth of the Nation. During first months of life, child develops physically, mentally, emotionally and socially by exploring, experimenting with the things in the environment around them. Mothers help babies safely to explore their world by attending to and fixing aspects of baby?s environment that are dangerous to them. Objectives: To assess the knowledge of mothers of infants on prevention of accidents, to develop and implement the videoassisted teaching, to determine the effectiveness of videoassistedteaching. To find out the association between post test knowledge scores with the selected demographic variables. Methodology: A quasi experimental study was conducted in 2012 in selected rural area of vizagdistrict, Andhra Pradesh, samples of 50 mothers aged 21-35 years were selected by using purposive sampling technique and a structured questionnaire tool was used for data collection. Result: The Mean post-test knowledge score (30.09) was higher than Mean pre-test knowledge score (19.46), The standard deviation of pre-test is 2.05 and that of post-test was 2.89, showed that there was a significant difference between pre-test and post-testknowledge scores.The findings showed that video assisted teaching is effective in prevention of accidents.

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