Vaccine Preventable Diseases among Mothers of Under Five Children


  • Praveen S Pateel
  • Deelip S. Natekar
  • Shridhar G. Pujari
  • Daneshwari S Hiremath4



Knowledge; information booklet; vaccine; preventable; underfive children .


A quasi experimental study was conducted using one group pre test and post test research design. Convenient
sampling technique was used to select 50 mothers of under five children at Bagavati village, of Bagalkot
Dist, Karnataka. Data was collected using structured knowledge questionnaire.
Result: The results reveal that the overall mean score was 30% in the pre test and 65.5% in the post test.
Majority of the mothers had inadequate knowledge in pre test. After the implementation of Information
Booklet with an enhancement of 33.5% mothers of under five children had more adequate knowledge
regarding Vaccine Preventable Diseases. Paired ‘t’ test showed that there was a significant improvement
between pre test and post test scores with ‘t’ value of 11.03 at P<0.05.
Conclusion: The study findings revealed that information booklet on vaccine preventable diseases is
effective an improving knowledge of mothers of under five children.

Author Biographies

Praveen S Pateel

Asso. Professor & HOD of Nursing Foundation

Deelip S. Natekar


Shridhar G. Pujari

Asso. Professor & Department of Medical Surgical

Daneshwari S Hiremath4

Asso. Professor & Department of Child Health Nursing, Shri BVVS, Sajjalashree Institute of Nursing Sciences
Navanagar, Bagalkot



How to Cite

Praveen S Pateel, Deelip S. Natekar, Shridhar G. Pujari, & Daneshwari S Hiremath4. (2021). Vaccine Preventable Diseases among Mothers of Under Five Children. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 12(2), 266-270.