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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2021, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 53) Last page : ( 56)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00015.9

A Comparative study to assess the Knowledge of mothers regarding behavioural problems of school going children in selected urban and rural areas

Mr. Kedar Tushar S.*

Assistant Professor, V.M. Patil College of Nursing, Akluj

*Corresponding Author E-mail: tusharskedar1212@gmail.com

Online published on 27 April, 2021.

Abstract

A Descriptive study was conducted to compare the knowledge of mothers on behavioral problems of school going children in selected urban and rural areas. The study was conducted at Solapur district among 120 mothers who were selected by using simple random sampling technique. The study result revealed that the categorization of mothers based on their knowledge regarding behavioural problems of school going children. Among the mothers, in rural area more than half of the total subjects that were 35 (58.33%) had average knowledge, 24(40%) of the mothers had low knowledge, and only 01(1.67%) of mothers had high knowledge. Whereas in urban area more than half of the total subject i.e. 39(65%) of mothers had average knowledge, 14 (23.33%) of mothers had low knowledge and 07(11.67%) of mothers had high knowledge. As per the statistical analysis the researcher concludes that urban mothers is having higher percentage of knowledge when compared to rural mothers; it may be because of education and exposure to health awareness campaigns.

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Keywords

Knowledge, Mother, Behavioural problem, School going children, Urban and rural.

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