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International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-1291, E-ISSN: 2664-1305, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.6
International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing
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2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A

A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding behavioral problems and its management among mothers of preschool children in selected areas of Hisar with a view to develop information booklet

Nitika and Tajinder Kaur

Abstract: Normal children are healthy, happy and well adjusted. This adjustment is developed by providing basic needs along with physical and physiological needs for their mental well-being. The children are dependent on their parents, so parents are responsible for fulfillment of their needs.
Objectives: to assess the knowledge regarding behavioral problems and its management among mothers of preschool children.
Method: Design non-experimental, descriptive in approach. The tool used for this study consist of demographic data and structured knowledge questionnaire.
Sample and Sampling Technique: The population for this study were 100 mothers of preschool children selected through convenient sampling technique. Conceptual framework based on revised Pender’s (2002) and otava charter (1986) health promotion model.
Results: The finding of present study revealed that the tabled c2 value for 2, 3 & 4 degree of freedom were 5.99, 7.82 & 9.49 at p< 0.05 level of significance.
Conclusion: The Mean Knowledge Score was (10.56) and SD is (3.8). Therefore it is concluded that there was requirement to develop information booklet for mothers regarding behavioral problems of school children.
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International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing
How to cite this article:
Nitika, Tajinder Kaur. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding behavioral problems and its management among mothers of preschool children in selected areas of Hisar with a view to develop information booklet. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2020;2(1):50-54. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2020.v2.i1a.26
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