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Year 2020

Volume: 3 , Issue: 1

IP Journal of Paediatrics and Nursing Science


A study to assess the effect of planned health teaching programme regarding knowledge and practice on household methods of water purification among the mothers of under five children residing at Sangliwadi, Sangli


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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: Sunil M Kulkarni*,Manisha S Kulkarni

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2582-4031

Print ISSN : 2582-4023

Article First Page : 24

Article End Page : 27


Abstract

Introduction: A Quasi Experimental study was done to assess the effect of planned teaching programme regarding knowledge and practice of household methods of water purification among the mothers of under five children residing at Sangliwadi, Sangli. The objectives of study was to find out the effectiveness of planned teaching programme regarding knowledge and practice on household methods on water purification among the mothers of under five children.
Research Methodology: The research design used was Quasi experimental purposive sampling was used; Sample was selected by interview in the community area of the Sangliwadi. Sample of this study constitute of 30 mothers of under five children residing at Sangliwadi, Sangli. The structured interview schedule and observation checklist was prepared for assessing the knowledge and practice on household methods of water purification among the mothers of under five children.To tool consist of three sections:-Section I: - it included 6 demographic variables, Section II: - Structured interview schedule for assessment of knowledge regarding household methods of water purification and Section III: - includes observation checklist for assessment of practice regarding household methods of water purification.The content validity was determined by 7 experts. The reliability of tool was done by test, re-test method was found to be 0.41. The data collected from 14th Feb 2011 to 18th Feb 2011.
Study Results: Major findings of study were:- Most of the samples of 63.4% are educated till 10th standard. The planned teaching program was effective. There was an association between the education and awareness regarding household methods of water purification.
Conclusion: The teaching on household water purification method health to prevents many water borne diseases to under five children.

Keywords: Knowledge, Practices, Household water purification methods and Mothers of under fives.

Doi No:-10.18231/j.ijpns.2020.004