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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 1
First page : ( 84) Last page : ( 88)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00019.1

A Study to Assess the Knowledge on Mothers of Underfive Children Regarding Importance of Vitamin A among Selected Areas of Pallithottam, Kollam

Ms. Varghese Sonu1, Ms. Manuel Soumya1, Ms. Tessy A1, Ms. Vineetha CR1, Mrs. Sheeja S.2

1Fourth year B. Sc. Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

2Head of the Department Department of Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam

*Corresponding Author Email: soumyajobin1@gmail.com

Online published on 3 June, 2020.

Abstract

A Study to assess the knowledge on mothers of under five children regarding importance of vitamin A among selected areas of pallitthottam Kollam. The objectives of the study were to: a) to assess the knowledge on mothers of under five children regarding importance of vitamin A: b) to find out the association between knowledge on mothers of under five children regarding importance of vitamin A and selected demographic variables. A quantitative research approach was used with non-experimental survey method design. Convenience sampling was used. Sample size was 30. The investigator assessed the mothers knowledge using structured questionnaire regarding importance of Vitamin A. The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. It is found that there is no significant association between knowledge and demographic variables like age, type of family, education, religion, monthly income and nutritional status. The findings of the study showed that there was majority of the mother of under five children have average knowledge regarding the importance of vitamin A.

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Keywords

Assess, Knowledge, Mothers, under five children, Importance, Vitamin A.

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