ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE OF MALNUTRITION AMONG MOTHERS OF CHILDREN (BIRTH-5 YEARS) IN SIR YAHAYA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BIRNIN KEBBI.

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The study was carried out on the Assessment of knowledge of Mothers on Malnutrition among Children under five years of age in Paediatric ward of sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. Prevalence of malnutrition among under five children is very high in many developing counties of the world. As a step toward reducing the prevalence, these is need to identify the important determinant of malnutrition in the speech context descriptive and regression analysis were used  to analysis data collect from to mother of children under five years of age. Data collected were analyzed using frequency table and percentage. The result obtained revealed that 13 (27%) have knowledge of malnutrition, and of the sampled children were stunted, underweight  and used respectively to reduce the present high rate of malnutrition, the study suggest the targeting of women with education programmes and provision of clean, water including the enforcement of healthy environment in the rural areas.

TABLE OF CONTENT

Chapter One: Introduction

1.1       Background of the Study        ­­­-           -           -           -           -           -           -           1

1.2       Statement of the Problem        -           -           -           -           -           -           -           2

1.3       Objectives of the Study          -           -           -           -           -           -           -           3

1.4       Significance of the Study        -           -           -           -           -           -           -           4

1.5       Research Questions     -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           4

1.6       Scope and Delimitation of the Study   -           -           -           -           -           -           5

1.7      Operational definition of terms -       -        -         -         -        -          -            -           5

Chapter Two: Literature Review

2.0       Introduction     -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           7

2.1     Knowledge of malnutrition - -     -      -       -       -         -        - -           -           7

2.2     Factors contributing to malnutrition -      -        -          -            -           -           -           10

2.3      Health hazards associated with malnutrition -     -      -      -      -          -           -           12

2.4       Measures of Preventing Malnutrition -           -           -           -           -           12

2.3     Theoretical framework -     -      -     -      -      -        -        -         -         -           -           14

Chapter Three: Methodology

3.1       Introduction     -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           17

3.2       Research Design         -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           17

3.3       Area of the study         -           -           -           -           -         -         -         -    -           17

3.4       Target population        -           -           -           -           -         -          -         -               18

3.5       Sampling Techniques  -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           19

3.6       Sampling size determination -             -           -           -           -           -          19

3.7      Method of Data collection     -          -          -           -         -          -     -           -           19

3.8      Validity/Reliability of instrument     -          -          -          -          -      -           -           20

3.8      Method of data collection   -      -            -          -            -             -     -           -           20

3.9      Ethnical consideration -       -         -         -            -         -            -      -           -           20

Chapter Four: Results and Discussion

4.0       Introduction     -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           22

4.1       Data analysis and interpretation           -           -           -           -           -           -           22

4.2       Discussion       -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           35

Chapter Five: Summary, Conclusion and Recommendations

5.0       Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations          -           -           -           -           39

5.1       Discussion of findings -           -           -           -           -           -           -           39

5.2       Implication of the study           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           41

5.3       Summary         -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          42

5.4     Conclusion   -           -          -          -            -             -             -               -       -           42

5.5     Recommendation    -            -          -             -           -               -              -       -           43

 References    -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           46

Appendix I: Questionnaires              -                 -                      -             -              -           48

Appendix II: Letter of Authority         -                -                 -           -             -                53

 

 

 

 

                                                   


 

LIST OF TABLES

Table                                            Description                                                    Page

Table 4.1:       Showing frequency distribution and percentage for respondent demographic characteristics    --     --      --       --      --          --           --                --                     22

Table 4.2:        Showing frequency distribution and percentage of responses of the knowledge of mothers on malnutrition --           --             --        --         --           --                       25

Table 4.3:   Showing frequency distribution and percentage of respondents of factors contributing to malnutrition --        --            --             --           --         --               29

Table 4.4:         Showing frequency distribution and percentage of respondents of health hazards associated with malnutrition   --            --          --            --         --           --            32

Table 4.5:      Showing frequency distribution and percentage of respondents ways of preventing malnutrition   --               --                --              --                     --                 --         35                                                            

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IBRAHIM, A (2019). ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE OF MALNUTRITION AMONG MOTHERS OF CHILDREN (BIRTH-5 YEARS) IN SIR YAHAYA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BIRNIN KEBBI.. Afribary.com: Retrieved July 15, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-knowledge-of-malnutrition-among-mothers-of-children-birth-5-years-in-sir-yahaya-memorial-hospital-birnin-kebbi

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ABDUL NUGWA, IBRAHIM. "ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE OF MALNUTRITION AMONG MOTHERS OF CHILDREN (BIRTH-5 YEARS) IN SIR YAHAYA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BIRNIN KEBBI." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 02 May. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-knowledge-of-malnutrition-among-mothers-of-children-birth-5-years-in-sir-yahaya-memorial-hospital-birnin-kebbi . Accessed 15 Jul. 2019.

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ABDUL NUGWA, IBRAHIM. "ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE OF MALNUTRITION AMONG MOTHERS OF CHILDREN (BIRTH-5 YEARS) IN SIR YAHAYA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BIRNIN KEBBI.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 02 May. 2019. Web. 15 Jul. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-knowledge-of-malnutrition-among-mothers-of-children-birth-5-years-in-sir-yahaya-memorial-hospital-birnin-kebbi >.

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ABDUL NUGWA, IBRAHIM. "ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE OF MALNUTRITION AMONG MOTHERS OF CHILDREN (BIRTH-5 YEARS) IN SIR YAHAYA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BIRNIN KEBBI." Afribary.com (2019). Accessed July 15, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-knowledge-of-malnutrition-among-mothers-of-children-birth-5-years-in-sir-yahaya-memorial-hospital-birnin-kebbi