To Assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Knowledge of Mothers Regarding Home Management of Common Illness among Children Aged 2 Months to 5 Years in the Group

Authors

  • Pradnya Sakle
  • Himanshu Dhande
  • Pushpanjali Dorkhande
  • Ruchika Dudhbade
  • Vaishnavi Dudure
  • Rushikesh Durge

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14366

Keywords:

Assess, Knowledge and Common childhood. illness

Abstract

Background: Care for children is often the responsibility of mothers. Mothers’ awareness of child care
therefore determines the type and standard of care had given to the children. Many studies had shown
the level of education of mothers had a positive effect on their own experience and how they deal with
health issues of children. Objectives: 1. To assess the pre-test knowledge of the mothers regarding home
management of select common illness of children aged between 2 months and 5 years. 2. To evaluate the
information of booklet on knowledge regarding home management of selected common illness of children
aged between 2 months and 5 years. 3. To associate the post test knowledge score of mothers regarding
home management of the common childhood illness among children aged between 2 months and 5 years
with selected demographic variables. Methodology: One group pre-test and post-test design was used.
Participants were consisted of 50 mothers of children aged between 2 months and 5 years. Result: Overall
mean knowledge score in pre-test and post-test which reveals the post-test knowledge score was higher i.e.
18.16 with the SD of ± 1.68 when the compared to pre-test knowledge score which was 9.24 with the SD
of ± 2.90. The statistical paired ‘t’ test implies the difference in the pre-test and post-test knowledge score
found to be 21.06 statistically significant at the level 0.05%.
Conclusion: It was statistically interpreted as had been accurate information booklet for the knowledge of
mothers of home management for the chronic illness of children age between 2 months and 5 years.

Author Biographies

Pradnya Sakle

Nursing Tutor

Himanshu Dhande

UG students, Deprtment of obstetrical and Gyneacology Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe
Memorial College of Nursing,Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University),Sawangi
Meghe, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Pushpanjali Dorkhande

UG students, Deprtment of obstetrical and Gyneacology Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe
Memorial College of Nursing,Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University),Sawangi
Meghe, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Ruchika Dudhbade

UG students, Deprtment of obstetrical and Gyneacology Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe
Memorial College of Nursing,Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University),Sawangi
Meghe, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Vaishnavi Dudure

UG students, Deprtment of obstetrical and Gyneacology Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe
Memorial College of Nursing,Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University),Sawangi
Meghe, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Rushikesh Durge

UG students, Deprtment of obstetrical and Gyneacology Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe
Memorial College of Nursing,Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University),Sawangi
Meghe, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Pradnya Sakle, Himanshu Dhande, Pushpanjali Dorkhande, Ruchika Dudhbade, Vaishnavi Dudure, & Rushikesh Durge. (2021). To Assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Knowledge of Mothers Regarding Home Management of Common Illness among Children Aged 2 Months to 5 Years in the Group. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 539-544. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14366