Author(s): Vijayasree V. Nair

Email(s): vijayasreenair23@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00057   

Address: Vijayasree V. Nair
Assistant Professor, BGSB University, Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
ABSTRACT: Background: A pre-experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programmeon knowledge regarding management of home accidents among mothers of under five childrenin selected community areas, Tumkur, Karnataka. A total sample of 60 mothers of under-fivechildren were selected using the simple random sampling technique. The objectives of the study were to assess the knowledgeregarding management of home accidents among mothers of under five children before and after structured teachingprogramme and to find out the effectiveness of structuredteaching programme on knowledge regarding management of home accidents among mothers of under five children. The final objective was to determine the knowledge regarding themanagement of home accidents and selected demographic variables. Materials and Methods: A one-group pre-test post-test design was used to conduct the study. A sample comprising of 60 mothers of under-five children were enrolled using simple random sampling technique. The conceptual framework used in the study was based onErnestine Wiedenbach’s Prescriptive Theory. Results: Data analysis was done using descriptive and inferential statistics. Findings of the study revealed that the mean post-test knowledge score 25.57±3.202 was significantly higher than the mean pre-test knowledge score 12.20±3.704 (p<0.05). Paired t value computed at 30.28* was statistically significant at p<0.05, which revealed that, there is significant increase in the mean post-test knowledge score. Significant association at 0.05level was observed between knowledge with regard to age, religion, educational status and educational status of the spouse. Conclusion: The findings of the study confirmed that the structured teaching programme was significantly effective in improving the knowledgeregarding management of home accidents among mothers of under five children.


Cite this article:
Vijayasree V. Nair. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding management of home accidents among mothers of under-five children. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(4):255-9. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00057

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Vijayasree V. Nair. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding management of home accidents among mothers of under-five children. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(4):255-9. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00057   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-4-9


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