AR. Bharathi

Department of Nursing, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Selaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research Article   
    A Study to Assess the Level of Knowledge Regarding Malnutrition among Mothers of under Five Children at Selected Area of Guduvancherry
    Author(s): AR. Bharathi*

    Malnutrition is widely prevalent of among under five children and is still the major problem in our country especially in urban slums. Objectives: A study was conducted to assess the knowledge among mothers of under five children regarding prevention of malnutrition view to develop health education module. Method: Descriptive survey approach was adopted to collect data. A structured interview schedule was prepared and administered to30 mothers of under five children based on convenient sampling technique at selected area of guduvancherry, chennai. Result: Regarding the knowledge on malnutrition, 7(23.3%) mothers had inadequate knowledge, 14 (46.7%) mothers had moderate knowledge and 9 (30%) mothers had adequate knowledge. Considering the association of level of knowledge of the mothers with the demographic variables, mother’s edu.. Read More»

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