Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Knowledge of Parent’s of Adolescents Regarding Adolescence Health



Address:   Hepsi Bai J.*
Lecturer, Sree Gokulam Medical College & RF, Venjaramoodu, Trivandrum District, Kerala
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
A descriptive study was conducted to assess the knowledge of parent’s of adolescents regarding adolescence health in Child Health OPD of Christian Medical College, Vellore. Twenty mothers of adolescents were chosen by convenience sampling. The investigator used a structured interview questionnaire to assess demographic variables and knowledge. It was found that 60% of the parents had adequate knowledge regarding adolescent health and there was a significant relationship between the age of the child and the parents knowledge (p = 0.002), locality and level of knowledge (p = 0.012).
KEYWORDS:
Adolescent health, parent’s knowledge.
Cite:
Hepsi Bai J. Knowledge of Parent’s of Adolescents Regarding Adolescence Health. Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 4(2): April- June 2014; Page 232-234.
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