Author(s): Annamreddi Leelavathi, Binu Mathew, Kamala Devi, Kesiya Merine Idicula, Kumari Tanya Gupta, Madhu Bhagat, Mahima Raj Salodia, Mamta Choudhary

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DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00025   

Address: Annamreddi Leelavathi1*, Binu Mathew2, Kamala Devi3, Kesiya Merine Idicula3, Kumari Tanya Gupta3, Madhu Bhagat3, Mahima Raj Salodia3, Mamta Choudhary3
1Nursing Tutor, College of Nursing, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.
2Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.
3Nursing Students, College of Nursing, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another.1 These infectious diseases often spread through direct contact that means from person to person. Coming with the contact of body fluids, or any secretions or even the fomites used by the infected person. The feaco-oral route can be summarized into 5fs: - finger, food, fluid, feaces, flies. The main diseases that are caused by feaco-oral route are diarrhoea, cholera, polio, hepatitis.2 The objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge regarding the prevention of 5f’s (finger, food, fluid, flies and feaces) disease transmission among mothers of under five children at selected Hospitals of Raipur. Materials and methods: Research approach was quantitative and research design was descriptive research design. 50 samples who fulfilled the inclusion criteria were selected by non probability convenient sampling technique. The tool used for the collection comprises of 2 sections: section A- demographic variables; section B- A structured questionnaire to assess the knowledge on toilet training among mothers of under 5 children. Data collected were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The analysis of the data regarding the first objective of research, findings reveal that in the study (5) out of 50 mothers who are having children of under five years of age has inadequate knowledge which is 10% of the total data. Further (11) out of 50 mother’s has moderate knowledge which is 22% of total data, (34) out of 50 mother gained adequate knowledge which is more than 68% of total data. The analysis of data regarding reveals that there is mean 24.58 in the score of tests with the standard deviation is 2.99 respectively.


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Annamreddi Leelavathi, Binu Mathew, Kamala Devi, Kesiya Merine Idicula, Kumari Tanya Gupta, Madhu Bhagat, Mahima Raj Salodia, Mamta Choudhary. A Descriptive Study to assess the level of knowledge on prevention of 5f's (Finger, Food, Fluid, Flies and Feaces) disease transmission among mothers of under five children in selected hospitals of Raipur in a view to develop an Information booklet. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(2):99-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00025

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Annamreddi Leelavathi, Binu Mathew, Kamala Devi, Kesiya Merine Idicula, Kumari Tanya Gupta, Madhu Bhagat, Mahima Raj Salodia, Mamta Choudhary. A Descriptive Study to assess the level of knowledge on prevention of 5f's (Finger, Food, Fluid, Flies and Feaces) disease transmission among mothers of under five children in selected hospitals of Raipur in a view to develop an Information booklet. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(2):99-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00025   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-2-3


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