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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Knowledge and Adoption level of Homes science technologies by farm women

Author(s):

Shivaleela Patil and Surekha Sankangoudar

Abstract:
Home Science is also a multidisciplinary field which is the combination of Science and Art altogether. In Home Science, the science is studied in an artistic way and at the same time art is developed scientifically in the form of skills. Many times Home Science Education being the basis for education of family ecosystem is referred to as the “Education for Better Living”. It deals with the natural as well as man-made environments in a family and inter as well as intra family relationships. The present study was carried out to know the knowledge level and adoption level of respondents about the introduced technologies in three villages were intervention carried out during 2015-16. From three districts, three villages and from each village 40 SHG members were selected. Thus total sample constitute 120. The technologies selected for the study were, Developmental mile stones and Stimulating play materials, Importance of Food and Food Pyramid, Consumer Education and Standard Signs and Stain Removal. Paired ‘t’ test method was used to analyze knowledge level and adoption level differences before and after intervention. Result reveals that after intervention Knowledge level Index of the respondents about Home Science technologies, regarding Developmental mile stones and Stimulating play materials, was increased up to 78.79 per cent (paired ‘t’ test value 20.60**) and Adoption Index level was increased up to 81.79 per cent test (29.17**). Regarding Importance of Food and Food Pyramid knowledge level was increased up to 76.84 (paired ‘t’ test value 17.86**) and adoption level was increased up to 77.22 per cent (17.38**). Considering Stain removal knowledge level was increased up to 69.77 per cent (paired ‘t’ test value 7.97*) and adoption level was increased up to 71.88 per cent (11.42**) . In case of Consumer Education and Standard Signs was found to be increased in post- test i.e. 65.98 per cent (paired ‘t’ test value 11.80**), and adoption level found to be increased in post- test i.e. 57.88 per cent (19.50**), the statistical values indicates the results were highly significant.

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How to cite this article:
Shivaleela Patil and Surekha Sankangoudar. Knowledge and Adoption level of Homes science technologies by farm women. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1):1497-1500.

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