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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 4
First page : (99) Last page : (104)
Article doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5211

Impact of Work Experience and Age on Nutritional Knowledge of Anganwadi Workers

Bhawana Sharma1* and Shashi Jain2
1Research Scholar, Department of Home Science, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan
2Professor, Department of Foods and Nutrition, College of Home Science, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan
*Corresponding Author E-mail: sharma10bhawana@gmail.com
Received: 10.07.2017  |  Revised: 19.07.2017   |  Accepted: 20.07.2017  


The study examined impact of age and work experience on nutritional knowledge of anganwadi workers (AWWs). The present research was conducted in purposively selected Ajmer and Udaipur district of Rajasthan.  Study sample consisted of 60 AWWs from four anganwadi workers training centers (AWTCs). Result revealed a negative significant relationship between age, experience of AWWs and their knowledge of nutrition. Nutritional knowledge score went on decreasing with increasing age and work experience of AWWs. It indicates a need to educate AWWs in more effective manner through frequent refresher trainings.

Key words: Work experience, Age, Nutritional knowledge, Anganwadi workers

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Cite this article: Sharma, B. and Jain, S., Impact of Work Experience and Age on Nutritional Knowledge of Anganwadi Workers, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.5(4): 99-104 (2017). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5211