Impact of nutrient education on nutritonal status using KAP among SPMVV hostel inmates in Tirupati
R Suneetha and V Bindu
Nutrition education of the people has been recognized since long is an important factor for nutrition promotion in the country. Realizing the importance of an integrated approach for the control and prevention of malnutrition, it has become important that educational activities of various sectors such as agriculture, food, health and family welfare, women & child development and education are made comprehensive in nature by imparting education on all these aspects in an integrated manner. The objective is to equip the community with simple knowledge on various factors which determine the health status of an individual. In order to provide education on both food and non-food factors and services to the community simultaneously an integrated nutrition education approach is to be developed to impart and training to the beneficiaries and field functionaries on various aspects of food and nutrition, health care, hygiene, environmental sanitation, food storage (Roy et al., 1985). Present Study Impact of Nutrient Education on Nutritional status using K.A.P. among S.P.M.V.V hostel inmates reveals that difference between pre and post test scores of Knowledge was 4.82 which indicates that the scores were significant at 0.01 level. The difference between pre test and post test of Attitude was 2.135. The results are significant at 0.01 levels. There is slight increase in score that showed positive results on changing of attitude. The difference between pre test and post test of the practice was 3.2 and is significant at 0.01 levels. There is a slight increase or decrease in scores was showed positive results and changing of practice.
How to cite this article:
R Suneetha, V Bindu. Impact of nutrient education on nutritonal status using KAP among SPMVV hostel inmates in Tirupati. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(7):251-253.