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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

Knowledge regarding low cost complementary feeding for infants among mothers

Author(s):
Lairenlakpam Lemkey Chanu and Manisha Gadade
Abstract:
A study to assess knowledge regarding low cost complementary feeding for infants among others in selected urban slums of Pune city” was undertaken by the researcher.
Objectives of the Study: To assess knowledge regarding low cost complementary feeding for infant among mothers and to associate the finding with the demographic variables.
Material & Methods: The data was collected from 300 mothers having infant.
Results: The study revealed that the majority of the mothers (76.3%) have average knowledge regarding low cost complementary feeding for infants (s d= 3.6) followed by 14% and 9.7% of mothers having poor and good knowledge respectively. There was statistically significant association between age of mother, religion, and employment status, number of children and birth order of infant with the knowledge score of the mothers.
Conclusion: The study concludes that there is average knowledge of the mothers regarding low cost complementary feeding for infants.
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How to cite this article:
Lairenlakpam Lemkey Chanu, Manisha Gadade. Knowledge regarding low cost complementary feeding for infants among mothers. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):427-430.

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