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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
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Assess the level of knowledge on mosquito control measures among house wives in selected village, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

Usha Rani Kandula and Sharone Rose

Mosquito control is a vital public health practice throughout the world and especially in the tropics because mosquitoes spread many disease like, malaria, dengue, filarial, chikungunya, continuing as major health problem despite the persistent efforts being taken to control them.
Objectives: (1). To assess the level of knowledge regarding mosquito control measures among house wives. (2). To find out the association between the level of knowledge regarding mosquito control measures among house wives with their selected socio demographic variables.
Methodology: A quantitative research study approach was adopted to assess the knowledge regarding mosquito control measures among house wives. Descriptive research design was used to assess the knowledge regarding mosquito control measures among house wives. The study was conducted in Jagadevipeta. The sample of the study was house wives from Jagadevipeta. The Convenience sampling technique was used for selection of the study subjects for the study. The sampling size of the study was 30 house wives.
Results: The study results explains that among 30 house wives of level of knowledge on mosquito control measures as, 1 (3.33%) was A, 1 (3.3%) were B+, 2 (6.6%) were B, 3 (10.2%) were C, 23 (76.6%) were D categories. The Mean score was 13.8 and Standard Deviation was 2.51 of house wives regarding mosquito control measures. There is a significant association between age and source of information with the level of knowledge on mosquito control measures.
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How to cite this article:
Usha Rani Kandula, Sharone Rose. Assess the level of knowledge on mosquito control measures among house wives in selected village, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2021;3(1):07-09.
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