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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 251) Last page : ( 254)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00057.X

To assess the Knowledge of mother of under Five children regarding Immunization Schedule and Vaccine Preventable Diseases in selected Rural Areas

Mr. Mankar Vikrant1, Ms. Sheikh Zebanaz1,*, Ms. Nazneen Shama1, Ms. Dhawale Pallavi1, Ms. Mate Ashwini1, Ms. Fendar Smita1, Prof. Kulkarni B. D.2, Ms. Kumari Darshana3

1Basic B. Sc. Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

2Department of Community Health Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

3Assistant Professor, Child Health Nursing Department, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: zebanazsheikh03@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2020.

Abstract

Background: The Immunization Programme was started in India in 1978 with the objective of reducing the morbidity and mortality due to vaccine preventable diseases. Universal Immunization Programme against six preventable diseases, namely, diphtheria, pertusis, childhood tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, measles and neonatal tetanus was introduced in the country in a phased manner in 1985, which covered the whole of India by 1990.1 Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge of mothers of under five children regarding immunization schedule and vaccine preventable diseases.2. To associate the finding with selected demographic variables. Method: In this study the structure questionnaire used regarding immunization schedule and vaccine preventable diseases. Result: The Study shows that due to mass media communication no mother of rural area is having poor level of knowledge score, 39(65%) of mother of rural area having average level of knowledge score, 21(35%) of mother of rural area having good level of knowledge score, and no mother of rural area had excellent knowledge score. The minimum score was 11 and the maximum score was 20, the mean score was 15.48 ± 2.40 with a mean percentage score of 48.38 ± 7.51. Conclusion: There was significant increase in the knowledge scores of the study participants. This shows that, all mothers had good knowledge regarding immunization schedule and vaccine preventable diseases.

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Keywords

Knowledge, Immunization Schedule, Vaccine, Preventable, Diseases.

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