Assessment of Mother’s Practice among Using Oral Rehydration Solution for their Children with Diarrhea in Babylon City

Authors

  • Abdulmahdi A. Hasan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10482

Keywords:

mothers, rehydration, child, diarrhea.

Abstract

Objectives: A descriptive study that aimed to find out demographic characteristics of mothers like age ,

level of education , occupation and resident area, to find out demographic characteristics of child regarding

age , sex and birth order of the child and kind of feeding breast feeding and to assess the mother practices

among using oral rehydration solution.

Methodology: The study was carried out at Child and Maternal Babylon Hospital, study period extended

from December(2016) to end of the February(2017). Anon-probability sample was selected from Child and

Maternal Babylon Hospital and al-Hashemia Hospital, the sample consisted (100) mothers.

Results : showed that (64% ) of mothers their age between ( 20-30 ) years . also results reveal that ( 56% )

of mothers graduate from primary school ,and show that ( 93% ) of mothers were unemployed.

Author Biography

Abdulmahdi A. Hasan

Assistant prof, Ph.D., pediatric & Mental Health Nursing ,College of Nursing, Babylon University

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Abdulmahdi A. Hasan. (2020). Assessment of Mother’s Practice among Using Oral Rehydration Solution for their Children with Diarrhea in Babylon City. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 884-888. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10482