Tạp chí Khoa học Nghiên cứu Sức khỏe và Phát triển, 2018

Cỡ chữ:  Nhỏ  Vừa  Lớn

Effectiveness of parents’ education in drowning prevention among children at two primary schools in Cao Lanh, Dong Thap, 2016

Phan Thanh Hoa, Nguyen Cong Cuu, Nguyen Thi To Uyen, Pham Viet Cuong

Tóm tắt

Objectives: The study was conducted with two objectives: to describe knowledge, attitude and practice of parents/caregivers and to assess the effectiveness of parent’s education in child drowning prevention in two primary schools in Cao Lanh district, Dong Thap province, 2016.

Methods: A pre-post intervention design without control study was conducted with a sample of 405 participants from 2 primary schools. Parents and caregivers were selected and educated through various communication channels.

Results: Parents and caregivers with knowledge of drowning prevention before the intervention accounted for 20.7% and have increased up to 79% after intervention; the effectiveness index was 28.1%. The majority of parents/caregivers had good attitudes toward drowning prevention, with an intervention effectiveness index of 25.9%, and practices of child care for drowning prevention, with intervention effectiveness index (EI) of 69%. The difference between knowledge, attitudes, practice of parents and caregivers before and after intervention were signifcant increased with p