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Nicy Thomas (Sr. Jyothis)*, Sr. Teena Kavungal and Sunu K. Rajan


The development of a country can be determined by estimating the health status of children in that country. Their nature and solitude are the responsibility of the nation. Child health is at the core of India’s development agenda. According to WHO, Passage of three or more than three loose of stool or watery stools per day or stools more frequent than normal for a child is considered as diarrhoea. Aims and Objectives: To assess the pretest knowledge on home care management of diarrhoea among mothers of under five children, to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge of home care management of diarrhoea among mothers of under five children, to find out association between pre-test knowledge scores on home care management of diarrhoea among mothers of under five children with selected socio demographic variables. Methods and materials: The present study is a quantitative study conducted to assess the effectiveness This study has been carried out in the selected anganwadies at, Kollam District. And study duration was one month January 2021, with structured teaching programme on knowledge of home care management of diarrhoea among mothers of under five children. The study was well designed to with an informed consent form, method of data collection, parameters to be collected and steps to be followed in reviewing the collected data. Non probability purposive samplingtechnique was used to select 60 mothers of under five children for the study. The tools used for data collection were demographic data, structured knowledge questionnaire. All the study plan was submitted to the Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC) for approval of the study. Conclusion: The study showed that there was improvement in the knowledge of home care management of diarrhoea among mothers of under five children after conducting structured teaching programme and thus structured teaching programme was statistically significant at 0.01 level (t = 21.09, p < 0.00). There was no significant association found between mean pretest knowledge score with socio demographic variables. Hence the study suggested that structured teaching programme was effective in improving the knowledge of mothers of under five children regarding home care management of diarrhoea.

Keywords: Home care management of diarrhoea; mothers of under five children; structured teaching programme.

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