Author(s): Pradeep B M, Swapna Mary A, Chaitra B C, Roopa B M, Laishram Dabashini Devi

Email(s): roshini999.bk@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00021   

Address: Pradeep B M, Swapna Mary A, Chaitra B C, Roopa B M, Laishram Dabashini Devi
Global College of Nursing, Bangalore.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
This study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding prevention of pneumonia among mothers of under five children in selected rural area at Bangalore to assess the existing knowledge regarding prevention of pneumonia among mothers of under five children. An evaluative research approach with one group pretest posttest design in quasi-experimental design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of the STP. This study was conducted in Jeetipalya and Thavereker at Bangalore. The population for this study consisted of mothers of under five children. Random sampling technique by lottery method was used to select 60 samples. The tool used for the data collection was structured knowledge interview questionnaire which comprised of 11 items on demographic data and 30 items on prevention of pneumonia among mothers of under five children. The reliability of the tool was established by Split Half technique, with ‘r’=0.88. Major findings of the study were: Regarding the existing knowledge of the mothers of under five children regarding prevention of pneumonia, there was a lack of knowledge in all aspects of prevention of pneumonia. The overall pretest mean knowledge was 12.75 and post test mean knowledge was 20.67, with mean percent enhancement of knowledge score as 7.91 which was statistically significant as observed between pre and post test score with paired‘t’ test 27.82 at 0.05 level. Hence H 1 is accepted. In pretest there was significant association between the knowledge of mothers of under five children with their selected demographic variables like educational status, occupational status, family history of pneumonia and relationship with the child was significant at P and lt; 0.05 level regarding prevention of pneumonia. Hence the findings revealed that a structured teaching programme was effective in enhancement of the knowledge of the mothers of under five children regarding prevention of pneumonia and to prevent occurrence of these infectious diseases.


Cite this article:
Pradeep B M, Swapna Mary A, Chaitra B C, Roopa B M, Laishram Dabashini Devi. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme regarding Prevention of Pneumonia among mothers of under-five children in selected rural area at Bangalore. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(2):97-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00021

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Pradeep B M, Swapna Mary A, Chaitra B C, Roopa B M, Laishram Dabashini Devi. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme regarding Prevention of Pneumonia among mothers of under-five children in selected rural area at Bangalore. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(2):97-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00021   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-2-4


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2.    Bobby Ramakant. “Pneumonia kills more children’s than any other diseases”. 2009 Nov-2 (cited on); 14(4): 231-243. Available from URL:

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