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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 2
First page : ( 137) Last page : ( 140)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00030.0

Assess the level of knowledge regarding child abuse among mother in selected rural areas, Vadodara in a view to develop information Booklet

Mr. Suresh V*

Sumandeep Nursing College, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Vadodara

*Corresponding Author Email: vss_ssh@yahoo.co.in

Online published on 30 April, 2020.


Child abuse is a significant problem that requires an effective means of prevention. The objectives of the study were to assess the level of knowledge of the mothers regarding child abuse in selected rural areas and to find association between level of knowledge of mothers and their selected demographic variables. A Quantitative approach with non- experimental descriptive research design was adopted. Hence data collected from 100 mothers with purposive sampling technique. The study was conducted on mothers who are residing at Piparia and Waghodia village. The tools used for data collection was structured knowledge questionnaire to assess knowledge regarding child abuse. The analysis of the study revealed that most of the mothers (0%) had good level of knowledge regarding child abuse, about (49%) of them had average knowledge and only (51%) of mothers had poor level of knowledge.



Child abuse, knowledge and Mother.


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