A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding weaning among mothers of infants in Dariyao Nagar of district, Rohtak, Haryana
Tyagi Anshika, Rachna and Kaur Kiran
The most crucial time for a child's growth is when they are weaned. Children at this age start to experience slow growth and nutritional deficits. Weaning, which is the process of moving from breast milk to an adult diet, is frequently linked to a variety of issues and challenges in developing nations. What food should be given to children, how to give it, and when to give it are the main concerns.
Material and Method: A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding weaning among mothers of infants in Dariyao Nagar of district, Rohtak, Haryana. The sample consists of 80 mothers having infants of 4-12 months was selected by using Non-probability purposive sampling technique.
Result: The chi square test is used to determine mean value of knowledge is more as compare to attitude and range SD, variance in this table. The chi square value is 0.445 and tabulated value is 3.84 so the calculated value is less than the tabulated value at the 0.005 level of significance. Hence, we accept the null hypothesis and infer that there is no statistical significant association between knowledge and attitude of mothers regarding weaning.
Conclusion: These finding revealed that no significant association between knowledge and attitude. The chi square test is used to determine the association between knowledge and selected demographic variables-mother’s age, education status, occupation, family income, type of family, no. of children, type of delivery. There was no association between with occupation of mother and father, type of delivery and association with other demographic variable.
Tyagi Anshika, Rachna, Kaur Kiran. A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding weaning among mothers of infants in Dariyao Nagar of district, Rohtak, Haryana. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2023;5(2):14-16. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2023.v5.i2a.128