A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Iron Deficiency Anemia among the Mothers of Pre School Children in Shaji Hospital at Dindigul District

Kaveri, G (2019) A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Iron Deficiency Anemia among the Mothers of Pre School Children in Shaji Hospital at Dindigul District. Masters thesis, Jainee College of Nursing, Dindigul.

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Abstract

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Iron Deficiency Anemia among the Mothers of Pre School Children in Shaji Hospital at Dindigul District. Quasi experimental one group pre-test post-test design was adopted and the study was conducted among mothers of pre-schooler at selected hospital at dindugal District. 30 mothers of pre-schooler were selected by using purposive sampling method. pre test level of knowledge of mothers of pre-schooler regarding anemia were assessed. Structured teaching programme was given for 45 minutes and 20 minutes was given for clarification of doubts regarding management of iron deficiency anemia. after 7 days post test was conducted. the same questionnaire was used to assess the post test knowledge of mothers of preschool children. The data gathered was analysed by descriptive and inferential statistical method and interpretations were made based on the objectives of the study. THE MAJOR FINDINGS OF THE STUDY WAS SUMMARISED: • In pre test 21 (70%) had inadequate knowledge and 9 (30%) had moderate moderate knowledge. On the post test 24 (80%) had adequate knowledge and 6 (20%) had moderate knowledge regarding iron deficiency anemia. • In pre test mean score level of knowledge regarding iron deficiency anemia among mothers of pre school children were 8.3 with standard deviation 3.71 and the mean score was 16.8 with standard deviation 1.7 in post test. The mean difference was 8.5.The obtained paired ‘t’ test value was 11.47 which is significant at p<0.05 level. Hence the stated H1 hypothesis was accepted. It was inferred that structured teaching programme is highly effective to increase the level of knowledge regarding iron deficiency among mothers of preschool children. • The study findings shows that there was Significant association between the level of knowledge with type of family and there is no significant association between the level of knowledge with age, religion, education, occupation, residence, family income, previous knowledge on anemia and source of information. CONCLUSION: The present study assessed the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding iron deficiency anemia among the mothers of pre school children in Shaji hospital at dindugal district. Based on statistical findings, it is evident that, In pre test 21(70%) had inadequate knowledge and 9 (30%) had moderate moderate knowledge. On the post test 24 (80%) had adequate knowledge and 6 (20%) had moderate knowledge. The mean score level of knowledge regarding iron deficiency anemia among mothers of pre school children were 8.3 in pre test and 16.8 in post test and the standard deviation score is 3.71 in pre test and 1.7 in post test. The mean difference was 8.5.The obtained paired "t" test value was 11.47 which is significant at p<0.05 level. Hence the stated H1 hypothesis was accepted. Therefore the investigator concluded that structured teaching programme had significantly increase the level of knowledge on anemia among mothers of preschool children.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: 301718202
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness, Structured Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Iron Deficiency Anemia, Mothers, Pre School Children, Shaji Hospital, Dindigul District.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2022 03:23
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 14:45
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/18956

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