International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A
Effectiveness of educational intervention programme on knowledge and practices of food hygiene among food handlers of selected anganwadis
Somnath Bhagwat Bramhane
An Experimental one group pre-test and post-test Design was used for the present study & 50 food handlers of age group from 21-50 years were selected using non-probability purposive sampling technique. A structured questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge and Modified observation checklist was used to observe practices. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. The analysis and the data were based on the objective and hypothesis. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used for data analysis. The assessment of overall Pre-Test Group, 16(32%) had poor knowledge, 34(68%) had average knowledge and none of them had good knowledge and Pretest Practices score were 13(26%) had Poor Practice Scores, 37(74%) had average Practice Scores and none of them had good Practice Scores.
The levels of knowledge and practices during the pretest and posttest are compared to prove the effectiveness of educational intervention programme. The Finding of the study showed that, the majority of 64% food handlers had average knowledge, 0% had poor knowledge and 36% were had good knowledge regarding food hygiene and In the Post-Test Group Practice score were, no one had Poor Practice Scores, 28(56%) had Moderate Practice Scores and 22(44%) of them had good Practice Scores. The study concluded that there is significant increase in the knowledge and practices level among food handlers after educational intervention programme.
Somnath Bhagwat Bramhane. Effectiveness of educational intervention programme on knowledge and practices of food hygiene among food handlers of selected anganwadis. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2022;4(2):01-04.