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Background: A fire cracker is a small explosive device which burnt produce a loud noise along with colorful sparkles it is made up of harmful chemicals and produce harmful gases when burnt which dissolves in the atmosphere and add to its contamination. fire accidents due to crackers, burn injuries.
Methodology: Pre-experimental one group pre test post test was conducted to assess the knowledge of mothers of children having ill effects of exposure to the crackers bursting in the selected area of Sangli Miraj, Kupwad Corporation. The reliability coefficient ‘r ’of the questionnaire was 0.81, hence it was found reliable. Total 75 samples were selected by Non probability convenient sampling technique. A Structured questionnaire of 17 items was administered to collect data. Pre test was given on the 1st day followed by planned teaching and Post-test was administering done 7th day.
Result: Before giving planned teaching mothers of children were unaware of the knowledge regarding ill effects of exposure to the crackers bursting. It was found maximum mothers of children had good knowledge regarding ill effects of exposure to the crackers bursting The pre test average score was 6.07 with standard deviation of 1.83 . The post test average score was 13.63 with standard deviation of 1.62 . The test statistics value of the paired ‘t’ test was 36.17 with p value 0.00 Shows that calculated value is more than table value there was significant difference in the average knowledge score , at 5%level of significance .
Conclusion: Thus it was conclude that, of the study clearly indicated that there are changes in pre-test and post-test knowledge score.
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