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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

A study to assess the knowledge regarding needs of Newborn among fathers in selected hospitals of Pune city

Author(s):
Jeena Khumujam and Dr. Bhagyashree Jogdeo
Abstract:
Introduction: Children are future of society and mothers are guardian of that future.” First and foremost, health, safety, hygiene and nutrition for the young child is written on behalf of young children everywhere. In some community fathers are not involved for caring the Newborn because of their community and cultural traditional practices.
Research statement: A study to assess the knowledge regarding needs of Newborn among Fathers in selected hospitals of Pune city.
Objectives: 1) To assess the knowledge regarding needs of Newborn among Fathers.2) To associate the findings with selected demographic variables.
Methodology: A non-experimental research design was adopted to conduct the study. A tool of 100 samples was selected by using non-probability convenient sampling technique. Study instrument was structured questionnaire. Section I consist of demographic variables of fathers. Section II consist of 25 structured knowledge questionnaire to assess the knowledge of fathers regarding selected needs of newborn. The tool was content validated and reliability done.
Major findings of the study: 49% fathers are in the age 26 to 30 years and. 61% fathers are from Hindu religion. 75% fathers belongs with joint family. 44% fathers are working in private sector. Majority fathers having average knowledge regarding considered selected aspects of needs of newborn.
Pages: 450-451  |  352 Views  103 Downloads


The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
Jeena Khumujam, Dr. Bhagyashree Jogdeo. A study to assess the knowledge regarding needs of Newborn among fathers in selected hospitals of Pune city. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):450-451.

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