A study to evaluate the effectiveness of a structured teaching programme on child safety measures among mothers of under five children in a selected village at Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu.

Jaishye, S (2012) A study to evaluate the effectiveness of a structured teaching programme on child safety measures among mothers of under five children in a selected village at Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu. Masters thesis, Sree Mookambika College of Nursing, Kulasekharam.

[img]
Preview
Text
3002137jaishyes.pdf

Download (1MB) | Preview

Abstract

Accidents can happen anywhere in and around the home, but common places include the dining room, kitchen, bathroom and the stairs. Accidents in the kitchen and on the stairs are often the most serious.There are potential hazards in every home, such as hot water, household chemicals, fireplaces and sharp objects. The design of some homes, such as those with balconies and open staircases, can also contribute to accidents.Young children are not able to assess the risks, all these things pose. Their perception of the environment around them is often limited and their lack of experience and development, such as their poor co-ordination and balance, can lead them to having an accidents. Objective The overall aim of the research was to evaluate the effectiveness of a structured teaching programme on child safety measures among mothers of under five children. Methodology The research design selected for the study was one group pretest post test design. Pilot study was conducted for one week on six samples in Kunnampara. After conducting pilot study a total of thirty mothers of under five children were selected by purposive sampling technique. The main study was conducted in Arumani Panchayath and Kulashekaram. On the first day pretest level of knowledge was evaluated by structured questionnaire and teaching was administered on the same day. After one week post test was done by using the same structured questionnaire. The data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Findings of the study The mean knowledge score was 10.97 and mean knowledge score after administration of structured teaching programme was 19.3. The mean difference is 8.33. The ‘t’ value is 26.87. Conclusion There was a significant increase in the level of knowledge among mothers of under five children after the administration of structured teaching programme. There was no significant association between the knowledge level of mothers with their demographic variables.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Structured Teaching Programme; Child Safety Measures; Mothers of Under Five Children; Kanyakumari District.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2017 10:32
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2017 10:37
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/3760

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item