A study was conducted to compare the knowledge regarding home management of selected common illnesses among parents of toddler residing in rural and urban areas of Nagpur district. The purpose of the study is to compare the knowledge regarding home management of common illnesses among parents of toddler from rural area and urban area.
Methodology: The study was based on Qualitative research approach. In the present study Non-Experimental comparative research design was used. The setting of study were Dutta wadi, Nagpur for urban area and Lava, Nagpur for rural area. Sample size for the study was 30 from rural area and 30 from urban area. The non-probability convenient sampling technique was used for selection pf sample. The tool was structured questionnaire.
Result: The level of knowledge were seen into 3 categories poor, moderate and good. The score for urban area: poor (23.33%), moderate (40%), well (36.66%). The score for rural area was: poor (20%), moderate (50%) and good (30%). There is a association between knowledge regarding home management and demographic variable.
Conclusion: After the details analysis, this study leads to the following conclusion. The findings of the present study showed that, the rural sample score was higher than the urban knowledge score. Mean of rural parents of toddler was 17.23 and Mean of parents of toddler from urban area was 16.13.
Hanokh Chakranarayan, Vanshika Deshabharatar, Suvarna Yernurkar, Sheetal Bunkar, Utkarsh Ikhe. A comparative study to assess the knowledge regarding home management of selected common illnesses among parents of toddler residing in rural and urban areas of Nagpur district. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2021;3(2):66-72. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2022.v4.i1a.78