Most of the health problems of children are
preventable. Worm infestations are probably more
significant than specific vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
In India, the problem is to be more common because of
bad hygiene, poor awareness, illiteracy, misbelieves and
1 Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge level on
worm infestations among the mothers. 2. To compare the
knowledge of mothers with demographic variables.
Material and Methods: A descriptive research design with
cross sectional survey approach and convenient sampling
technique were used. The target population was mothers
of underfive children and structured interview schedule
were used to collect the data for 100 samples
Keywords : Assess the Knowledge, Prevention and Control, Worm infestations, Mothers’ of Underfive Children.