Author(s): Jeena Jose, Anu V. Kumar

Email(s): jeenajose09@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00012   

Address: Jeena Jose1*, Anu V. Kumar2
1Research Scholar, Malwanchal University, Indore.
2Professor and HOD, Department of OBG, Index Nursing College, Malwanchal University, Indore.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
AIM: The study aims to assess the knowledge regarding play needs among mothers of under five children in a selected hospital, Ernakulam, Kerala. Objectives: The main objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge regarding play needs among mothers of under five children and to find out the association between the level of knowledge regarding play needs among mothers of under five children with selected socio-demographic variables. Methods: The present study adopted a non -experimental descriptive research design. For collecting the data, a structured questionnaire was prepared after discussing with experts and reviewing research and non-research materials. Mothers of under five children were the population of the study and the setting of the study was Govt. Taluk hospital, Palluruthy, Ernakulam. The sample size was 60 mothers which are selected by non-probability convenient sampling technique. Data was collected by demographic performa and 28 questions to assess knowledge. Result: After analysis of data, it was found that 11% of mothers have very poor knowledge, 17% of mothers have poor knowledge, the majority (62%) of mothers have average knowledge and the remaining 10 % of mothers have good knowledge. The association between knowledge and place of residence is significant with a p < 0.05.


Cite this article:
Jeena Jose, Anu V. Kumar. Knowledge regarding play needs among Mothers of under Five Children in a selected Hospital, Ernakulam District, Kerala. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(1):57-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00012

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Jeena Jose, Anu V. Kumar. Knowledge regarding play needs among Mothers of under Five Children in a selected Hospital, Ernakulam District, Kerala. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(1):57-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00012   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-1-12


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