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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2019)

Knowledge perception of Anganwadi workers regarding overall development of children

Author(s):

Akshatha and Surekha Sankangoudar

Abstract:
The research study was conducted in Dharwad taluk of Dharwad district of Karnataka state during 2016-17 to know the knowledge of Anganwadi workers regarding overall development of children. Co-relation research design was employed in the present research study. Total 150 rural Anganwadi workers (AWWs) were selected randomly for the study. The data was collected from the selected sample through questionnaire. The collected data were tabulated and analyzed by using suitable statistical tools. The results showed that, knowledge level statements regarding overall development of children were divided into three aspects viz. immunization, nutrition and growth monitoring. Among these, AWWs had high knowledge regarding immunization and medium knowledge about nutrition and growth monitoring. AWWs had good knowledge about developmental activities like physical, cognitive, emotional, language and social development. In case of respondent’s age, education, socio-economic status, experience and training were positively and significantly related with knowledge level. Size of family and job performance were non-significantly related with knowledge level of AWWs.

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How to cite this article:
Akshatha and Surekha Sankangoudar. Knowledge perception of Anganwadi workers regarding overall development of children. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(3):1938-1942.

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