A STUDY TO ASSESS THE KNOWLEDGE OF ON MOTHERS REGARDING NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF UNDER THREE YEARS AT SELECTED URBAN AREAS AT SANKESHWAR

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    Julie Jadhav

Abstract

Background of the study:
Solid knowledge of maternal/caregiver nutrition serves as a safeguard against factors that result in low weight-for-age z-score and low height-for-age z-score in children. The historical trend has shown that indicators of favorable child nutritional status have typically been lower in urban regions due to the prevalence of working mothers.
Objectives: To assess the knowledge of mothers regarding nutritional status of child
Methods: This research adopted a cross-sectional design, and the sample selection was based on the Convenience sampling technique. The study included a group of 50 mothers having children under three years of age. The data collection process involved the use of tools like demographic characteristics assessment and a structured knowledge questionnaire.
Results: Majority 34(56.7%) of study subjects had good knowledge and 16(26.7%) of study subjects had Average knowledge and 10 (16.7%) of them had poor knowledge regarding nutritional status. education of the mothers significant association with knowledge score of mothers regarding nutritional status of children p<0.05

Conclusion: Research showed that mothers had good and average knowledge regarding child nutritional status.

Keywords: Assess, Knowledge, Nutrition, Children, Safeguard against low z-scores., Low weight-for-age

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Received January 3, 2024
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