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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part C
A study to assess the behaviour change communication on knowledge regarding control and preventive measures of malaria among womens in Vadapalani (West)

Dr. Kalabarathi S, Mahalakshmi S and Monisha V

Malaria is a life threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female anopheles mosquitoes. We assessed community knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding malaria. The main objective of the study to assess the pre-test and post-test level of knowledge regarding control and preventive measures of malaria.
Methods: The sample was selected by Purposive sampling technique. There are 60 samples was taken in this study. Data analysis was done mainly using descriptive statistics test-chai square was applied.
Result: In pre test, knowledge score of women’s regarding malaria. It revealed that 43(71.6%) women’s had inadequate knowledge, and 17(28.3%) women’s had moderately adequate knowledge about malaria. In post-test knowledge scores of women’s regarding malaria. It revealed that 19(31.6%) women’s had adequate knowledge, 37(61.6%) women’s had moderately adequate knowledge, 4(6.6%) women’s had inadequate knowledge about malaria.
Conclusion: The behaviour change communication is highly effective in post test knowledge score among women’s.
Pages : 120-122 | 24 Views | 15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Kalabarathi S, Mahalakshmi S, Monisha V. A study to assess the behaviour change communication on knowledge regarding control and preventive measures of malaria among womens in Vadapalani (West). Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2020;2(2):120-122.
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