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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 2
First page : ( 136) Last page : ( 139)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00028.X

Effectiveness of Self-Information Leaflet on Knowledge regarding Immunization among Nursing Students.“If Everything is God's will, then so is the Invention of the Vaccine, just like the seatbelt”

Ms Arora Anju*

BIMR Nursing College, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. Pin 474020

*Corresponding Author Email: aroraanju3@gmail.com

Online published on 23 June, 2017.

Abstract

Vaccination is one of the most important elements of global health. It helps to prevent morbidity and mortality in more than two million children under five years of age. Study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of self-information leaflet on knowledge of immunization among 2nd year nursing students. Design and method: A one-group pre test-posttest design was used. A sample of 30 students was selected by purposive sampling technique. Descriptive statistics like percentage, mean, standard deviation, and inferential statistics like paired t test, ANOVA was used to determine the effectiveness of leaflet and association with demographic variables. The results depicted that in pretest 12(40%) had poor knowledge, 16(53.3%) had average knowledge, 2(6.7%) had good knowledge. In post test 10(33.3%) had good knowledge regarding immunization. The mean difference was found to be 4.66 the calculated t value was found to be statistically significant at 0.05 levels reveling the effectiveness of information booklet on immunization, no significant association was found between posttest knowledge score with the demographic variables.

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Keywords

Self-Information Leaflet, Knowledge, Immunization.

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