Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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A Case Control Study on Scholastic Performance and Breast Feeding Among School Going Children at Government Primary School, Puthupalayam, Namakkal (Dt.)



Address:   Mrs. G.Maheswari1, Mrs. S. Beaulah2, Mr. A. Arvin Babu3
1Asst. Professor, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Nammakkal (Dt)
2Lecturer, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Nammakkal (Dt)
3Principal, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Nammakkal (Dt)
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ABSTRACT:
Breast-feeding, influence children’s academic achievement through brain development and general health. The purpose this study was to identify the relationship between the breast feeding and scholastic performance. The main objective of this study is to find out the association between the Scholastic Performance And Breast Feeding among cases and controls. 30 School Going Children at Government Primary School, Puthupalayam, Namakkal (Dt) were selected by purposive sampling technique identified 8 cases and 22 controlsi. The data were collected from the school teachers and parents. The calculated Odds ratio was 5.714. The study concluded that the academic performance of children who were breast more than 6 months was higher than the children who were breast less than 6 months The researcher adopted Pre experimental, one group pre-test, post-test design. Based on the sampling criteria the researcher selected 46 care givers and 30 of them were selected on the lottery method for the analysis of the study scores. The educational programme was conducted in groups in six sessions. The tools, Socio demographic profile of both caregivers and patients and Knowledge Assessment Checklist of Schizophrenia Relapse Prevention were used to collect data. Analysis is done by Paired t-Test by Comparison of pre and post test values for the effectiveness of the structured programme and to check the association with socio demographic variables Pearson correlation and independent t-Test were employed.
KEYWORDS:
Breast-feeding, Scholastic Performance, cases and controls, Odds ratio
Cite:
G.Maheswari, S. Beaulah, A. Arvin Babu. A Case Control Study on Scholastic Performance and Breast Feeding Among School Going Children at Government Primary School, Puthupalayam, Namakkal (Dt.). Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 4(1): Jan.-March 2014; Page 111-113.
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