Sumana Yesu Priya
- Associate Professor, Sri Devaraj Urs College of Nursing, West Bengal, India
- Assistant Professor, Sri Devaraj Urs College of Nursing, , India
Background: With an estimated 190 million adolescents, 22% of whom are girls, India has one of the fastest increasing youth populations in the world. Adolescence, as defined by the WHO, is the period between the ages of 10 and 19, which provides a window of opportunity for improving nutritional status and reversing unhealthy eating habits. A growth spurt, or a time when growth is incredibly rapid, is what defines adolescence. Adolescent nourishment is crucial intended for maintaining the physical-growth of the body and inhibiting forthcoming well-being issues since physical changes throughout this period alter the physique’s nutritive desires, however way of life fluctuations may disturb annoying practices and food choices. All parents should pay close attention to their teen’s dietary requirements. Adolescence is a time of growth and development, thus great care must be taken to preserve and advance wellbeing. Objective: To assess the knowledge on management of nutritional deficiency disorders and to appraise the value of audio-visual aided coaching programme on management of nutritional deficiency disorders among mother of adolescent girls. Method and Materials: A pre-test-post design with one group was used in the evaluation. by using convenient sampling technique-50 mothers of adolescent girls were selected from selected two villages (Kothamagala and ajjappanahalli) of Kolar taluk. Designed Familiarity inquiry form was used for data collection. Results: The results show that teenage females had mean pre-test knowledge scores of 13.70 with SD of 4.10 on how to handle nutritional deficiency problems. While adolescent girls’ mean post-test knowledge scores on the treatment of nutritional deficiency illnesses were 16.39 with SD ± 5.42 which shows the enhancement of 66.2%. Finally the revision established that videotape supported training programme operative in enlightening acquaintance on management of nutritional deficiency disorders.
Keywords: Adolescent girls, Nutritional disorders, Deficiency disorders, and Teenage
[This article belongs to International Journal of Women’s Health Nursing And Practices(ijwhnp)]
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|Received||June 10, 2023|
|Accepted||July 12, 2023|
|Published||July 30, 2023|