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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 3
First page : ( 308) Last page : ( 310)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00064.6

A study to assess the effectiveness of Educative supportive interventions on Knowledge, regarding Obesity and its complications among primary school children in selected schools of Mehsana city

Mr. Parmar Mahendra Singh*

Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist-Mehsana

*Corresponding Author Email: mahendrasinghp6@gmail.com

Online published on 10 August, 2020.

Abstract

Background

Childhood obesity is a major public health crisis nationally and internationally. The prevalence of childhood obesity has increased over few years. The problem is global and is steadily affecting many low-and middle income countries, particularly in urban settings.

Objectives

To assess the knowledge of primary school children regarding obesity and its complications, To assess the awareness of primary school children regarding obesity and its complications, To determine effectiveness of educative supportive intervention on knowledge regarding obesity and its complications among primary school children, To find out the association between knowledge of primary school children.

Material and Method

A pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test design within control group approach under taken in Sarvajanik vidyalaya and kaveri Day care school, mehsana city. Data collection was there 100 children of primary school.

Result

Overall pre test mean score is 5.9 and standard deviation is 1.60. Post test mean score is 8.44 and standard deviation is 2.06. “t” value is higher than table value (t99= 1.98, P< 0.05).

Conclusion

After given educative supportive intervention, children have improve the knowledge. That was an effective technique in inducing the knowledge level of primary school children regarding obesity and its complications

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Keywords

Assess, Knowledge, Importance, Obesity, Children.

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