Author(s): Shireen Samson

Email(s): santosh4u555@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00046   

Address: Shireen Samson
Principal Cum Professor, Maharashtra College of Nursing, Latur.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
A descriptive study was conducted to assess the knowledge regarding kangaroo mother care among postnatal mothers. Data was collected regarding knowledge of kangaroo mother care by structured knowledge questionnaire. The study was conducted at Selected hospitals of Gulbarga, a total of 60 post natal mothers who were selected by using non probability convenience sampling technique. The study results revealed that 53% of post natal mothers had poor knowledge regarding kangaroo mother care followed by 45% had average knowledge and least i.e. 1% had good knowledge regarding kangaroo mother care. The knowledge scores ranged from 01-23. Mean knowledge score was 9.18 with a standard deviation of ±4.45.


Cite this article:
Shireen Samson. A Study to assess the Knowledge regarding Kangaroo Mother Care among Postnatal Mothers at selected Hospitals of Gulbarga. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):227-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00046

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Shireen Samson. A Study to assess the Knowledge regarding Kangaroo Mother Care among Postnatal Mothers at selected Hospitals of Gulbarga. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):227-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00046   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-2-15


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