Children's development is an important as the development of material resources and the best way to develop National human resources is to take care of children. The general standard of living, the level of education, and the financial resources of the country are among the factors that determine child welfare standards. India contributes to about 5-6 million child death every year, more than half of the world’s total. Today child malnutrition is prevalent in 7% among the children under the age of five years in China and 28% in sub- Saharan African compared to a prevalence of 43% in India. Undernutrition found mostly in rural area and is concentrated in a relatively small number of districts and villages with 10% of village and districts according for 27-28% of all underweight children. Methods: The research design used in the study was prr-exprimental one group pretest and posttest design. Non probability purposive sampling was used to draw sample. The data was collected from 60 samples by using structured questionnaire. After seven days of Structured Teaching Programme posttest was administered by using same structured questionnaire to find out the effectiveness of the STP on selected child health programmes. Result: The result showed that the mothers of under five children had 68.3% had adequate knowledge 31.7% had adequate knowledge and none of the mother had inadequate knowledge in the posttest after the STP administration. Enhancement was computed by using paired’t 'test at 0.05 level of significance and it was found to be 31.65, indicating that there is a significant improvement in the knowledge of mothers of under five children. Conclusion: The study findings suggested that the Structured Teaching Programme is an effective instructional method in improving the knowledge of the mothers of under five children regarding selected child welfare programmes in India.
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Chithra K M. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme regarding selected Child Welfare Programmes in India among the mothers of under Five Children in selected rural areas at Bangalore. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(1):38-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00008
Chithra K M. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme regarding selected Child Welfare Programmes in India among the mothers of under Five Children in selected rural areas at Bangalore. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(1):38-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00008 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-1-8
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