A STUDY OF BEHAVIOURAL ATTITUDE OF ASHAs IN PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES OF A COMMUNITY DEVELPOMENT BLOCK OF KANPUR NAGAR

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2010-06-30

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  • Abhay Singh
  • S C Saxena
  • V K Srivastava
  • D S Martolia
  • Punit Varma
  • R P Sharma
  • Tanu Midha

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Objective: 1. To assess the bio-social characteristics of ASHAs. 2. To analyse behavioural attitude of ASHAs. 3. To suggest measures j àr behavioural changes and further strengthen the NHRM programme implementation at grass-root level. Study Design : Cross sectional Study Period: March 2009- March 2010. Statistical Analysis : Percentage and Chi-square test. Methodology : All the J35ASHAs of randomly selected CDB Kalayanpur, Kanpur Nagar were studied by questionnaire method. Observations : Predominantly ASHAs belonged to age group of 30-35 years (45.2%), Hindu religion (99.3%), OBC caste (54.1%), educated upto 8 class (57.8%) and Social Class IV (68.9%). Amongst all the ASHAs, the behavioural attitude of majority of them (88.1%) was found communicative. Conclusions: In view of above observations, it is concluded that higher education level of ASHAs increases positive behavioural attitude other than their own temperament.

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Singh A, Saxena SC, Srivastava VK, Martolia DS, Varma P, Sharma RP, Midha T. A STUDY OF BEHAVIOURAL ATTITUDE OF ASHAs IN PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES OF A COMMUNITY DEVELPOMENT BLOCK OF KANPUR NAGAR. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2010 Jun. 30 [cited 2022 Jul. 1];22(1):71-4. Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/173

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