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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess the knowledge and practice on prevention of waterborne diseases among mothers of children below five years of age in selected urban area in a view to prepare information booklet

Dhanashree Kutwal

A study to assess the knowledge and practice on prevention of waterborne diseases among mothers of children below five years of age in selected urban area in view to prepare information booklet. The study aimed at assessing the knowledge and practice of mothers about prevention of waterborne diseases. In this study the samples were selected from Phulenagar of Bhosari PCMC area. A structured questionnaire was prepared to assess the knowledge of mothers regarding waterborne diseases. Also, a checklist was prepared to assess the practices of mothers on prevention of waterborne diseases. The content validity was determined by the experts and 60 sample collection was done from06/04/2017 to 09/04/17,11.66% (7) of mothers were having excellent knowledge, 28.33% (17) of mothers were having good knowledge, 56.66% (34) of mothers were having average knowledge and 3.33% (2) of mothers were having poor knowledge about waterborne diseases.55% (33) of mothers followed adequate practice measure for prevention of waterborne diseases, 38.33% (23) mothers followed moderately adequate practices and 6.66% (4) mothers took inadequate practices to prevent waterborne diseases in children. It can be concluded that the majority of study population have average knowledge about waterborne diseases and majority of samples follow adequate practice measures to prevent waterborne diseases.
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Dhanashree Kutwal. A study to assess the knowledge and practice on prevention of waterborne diseases among mothers of children below five years of age in selected urban area in a view to prepare information booklet. International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing. 2019; 2(1): 24-27.
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