A Comparative study on noncompliance to under-five children vaccination regimen among mothers in selected primary health centres at Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu

Usha, R (2012) A Comparative study on noncompliance to under-five children vaccination regimen among mothers in selected primary health centres at Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. Masters thesis, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Namakkal.

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Abstract

BACK GROUND: Nowadays noncompliance to under-five vaccination regimen is very common. But it differ from place to place due to influence of many factors. So the identification of the factors and improve the under-five vaccination coverage and protect the children from vaccine preventable diseases is essential. OBJECTIVE: To compare the level of noncompliance to under-five children vaccination regimen among mothers in selected primary health centres. DESIGN: Comparative descriptive design was used. SETTING: Four selected (urban, rural, hilly and seashore) primary health centres at Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. PARTICIPANTS: 60 mothers (15 from each primary health centre) who were fulfilling the inclusion criteria. They were selected by convenient sampling technique. METHOD: Interview method is used to collect the data with structured questionnaire checklist. RESULTS: In the urban primary health centre the overall mean score was ( 9.13+1.65) which is 46%, in rural primary health centre the overall mean score was ( 9.6+1.51) which is 48%, in hilly primary health centre the overall mean score was ( 12.2+2.36) which is 61% and in seashore primary health centre the overall mean score was ( 11.2+2.44) which is 56%. It reveals that noncompliance of under-five children is more common in hilly primary health centre. In commonly all four primary health centres , ‘health status of mother and child factors’, ‘family factors’ and ‘health care service factors’ are the main reasons for noncompliance to under-five children vaccination regimen. ANOVA value was used to find out a significant difference in the level of noncompliance to under-five children vaccination regimen among all four primary health centres were observed in ‘family factors’(3.9) and ‘health care services(3.59)’. In urban, hilly and seashore primary health centres there is no significant association between the noncompliance scores to under-five children vaccination regimen among mothers with their demographic variables. But in rural primary health centre there is a significant association between the noncompliance scores to under-five children vaccination regimen among mothers with their Age and Education. CONCLUSION: From the findings of the study it can be concluded that, the noncompliance of under-five children vaccination regimen among mothers was more common in hilly primary health centre.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.30109012
Uncontrolled Keywords: noncompliance, under-five children, vaccination regimen, mothers, selected primary health centres, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 19:20
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2020 03:26
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/12905

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