A Study To Assess The Knowledge Regarding Optional Vaccines And Its Purpose Among Mothers Of Under Five Children In Selected Community Area At Hassan

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  • Narender Kumar , Tanima Verma , Suman Lata , Alok Kumar

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https://doi.org/10.47750/

Abstract

Background: Even thinking about your infant receiving so many painful shots may make you anxious as a mother. Your baby will have a healthy future with just a little discomfort and recovery. Keeping the child healthy and free from infections is the mother's responsibility. In addition to the ones that are required, there are optional vaccines that are now considered essential in the modern world.2.

Objective: To assess the knowledge regarding optional vaccines and its purpose among mothers of under five children in selected community area at Hassan.

Place and duration: Hassan, Karnataka.

Methodology: Quantitative, non experimental cross sectional design was used for the present study. This study was conducted in Santhigrama village, Hassan, Karnataka, India. Mothers of under children coming to under 5 clinic coming to vaccination centre were selected by using convenient sampling technique. Total sample size was 50 as calculated by sample size formula.

Result: subjects in relation to their age group which reveals that 8(16%) subjects were below 25 years of age, 40(80%) subjects were 26-30 years old, 2(4%) subjects were 31-35 years old. The distribution of subjects in relation to education in which 21(42%) subjects were secondary education and 27(54%) subjects were higher secondary. The distribution of subjects in relation to Religion. Findings indicate that 100% of the subjects were Hindu. The distribution of subjects in relation to their income. The findings show that 12% were below Rs.5000, 74% were Rs.5001-10000, 14% were Rs.10001-20000.

Conclusion: There is paucity of knowledge regarding optional vaccines and its purpose among mothers of under f1ive children in selected community area at Hassan..

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2023-12-01

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A Study To Assess The Knowledge Regarding Optional Vaccines And Its Purpose Among Mothers Of Under Five Children In Selected Community Area At Hassan. (2023). Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results, 833-836. https://doi.org/10.47750/