Evaluation of knowledge regarding midday meal programme among people of pakbara, Uttar Pradesh, India
Sulaiman Umar, Zainab Aliyu Abdullahi, Umar Halliru, Isaac Boansi-Nimako and Salihu Ismail
Background: Mid-day meal programme (MMP) is a school lunch programme provided by government of India at no cost, its components use in the clinical settings are well defined, the present study aims at defining the people’s knowledge regarding MMP.
Objectives: To evaluate the knowledge regarding MMP among people of Pakbara, to find the association between the level of regarding MMP among the people with their sociodemographic variables.
Method: A study was used to evaluate knowledge regarding MMP among people of Pakbara, Uttar Pradesh. Data was collected from 80 samples using non probability sampling technique by structured questionnaires. The collected data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics and presents in the form of tables and figures.
Result: 1.2% people have good knowledge, 71.2% have average knowledge while 27.5% have poor knowledge.
Conclusion: There was no statistically significant association between sociodemographic variables of the respondents with their level of knowledge.
Sulaiman Umar, Zainab Aliyu Abdullahi, Umar Halliru, Isaac Boansi-Nimako, Salihu Ismail. Evaluation of knowledge regarding midday meal programme among people of pakbara, Uttar Pradesh, India. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2020;2(1):43-47. DOI: 10.33545/surgicalnursing.2020.v2.i1a.35