International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)

A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding antenatal diet among Primigravida Mothers in selected Hospital, Payyanur


Kavitha Mole PJ

Introduction: The present study entitled Study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding antenatal diet among primigravida mothers In Selected Hospital, Payyanur” Objective: Assess the knowledge and attitude regarding antenatal diet among primigravida mothers and associate the knowledge and attitude with demographic variables. Design: Descriptive research design. Setting: Selected Hospital, Payyanur” Sample: Sample consists of Primigravida mothers. The sample size was 100.Sampling Technique: Non probability purposive sampling technique. Conceptual frame work: Modified Rosen Stock’s health belief model 1977. Outcome measure: Knowledge and attitude regarding antenatal diets through structured questionnaire. Result: Knowledge sore on antenatal diets among 100 primigravida mothers32 (32.00per cent) have poor knowledge 42(42.00per cent) have average knowledge. 24(24.00per cent) have good knowledge. The mean of knowledge score was16.3. Mothers 21(21%) have poor attitude. 48(48.00per cent) have average attitude. 31(31.00percent) have good attitude. The mean attitude score was was 55.48. There is no association between knowledge with demographic variables. There is no association between attitudes with demographic variables. Conclusion: The study reveals that if antenatal mothers have average knowledge and attitude regarding antenatal diet among primigravida mothers.
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Kavitha Mole PJ. A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding antenatal diet among Primigravida Mothers in selected Hospital, Payyanur. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 06-11
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