Volume No. :   10

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2020

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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A Study to Assess the Knowledge on Mothers of Underfive Children Regarding Importance of Vitamin A among Selected Areas of Pallithottam, Kollam



Address:   Ms. Sonu Varghese1, Ms. Soumya Manuel1, Ms. Tessy A1, Ms. Vineetha CR1, Mrs. Sheeja S2
1Fourth year B.Sc. Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing Kollam
2Head of the Department, Department of Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing Kollam
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00019.1

ABSTRACT:
A Study to assess the knowledge on mothers of under five children regarding importance of vitamin A among selected areas of pallitthottam Kollam. The objectives of the study were to: a) to assess the knowledge on mothers of under five children regarding importance of vitamin A: b) to find out the association between knowledge on mothers of under five children regarding importance of vitamin A and selected demographic variables. A quantitative research approach was used with non-experimental survey method design. Convenience sampling was used. Sample size was 30. The investigator assessed the mothers knowledge using structured questionnaire regarding importance of Vitamin A .The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. It is found that there is no significant association between knowledge and demographic variables like age, type of family, education, religion, monthly income and nutritional status. The findings of the study showed that there was majority of the mother of under five children have average knowledge regarding the importance of vitamin A.
KEYWORDS:
Assess, Knowledge, Mothers, under five children, Importance, Vitamin A.
Cite:
Sonu Varghese, Soumya Manuel, Tessy A, Vineetha CR, Sheeja S. A Study to Assess the Knowledge on Mothers of Underfive Children Regarding Importance of Vitamin A among Selected Areas of Pallithottam, Kollam. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2020; 10(1):84-88.
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