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To assess the knowledge on childhood accident among mothers of under five children.
A descriptive study was conducted among 100 mothers, who met the inclusion criteria purposive sampling technique was used for selecting the sample. Data collection was done using an structured questionnaire.
The majority (65%) of respondents were in the age group 20-15 years, educational level (52%) were in higher secondary school, occupation (57%) were unemployed, type of family (48%) were in nuclear family and type of house (83%) were pucca house.
The study revealed that sex of the children was important factor for knowledge level of mothers.