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PO-0893 What Do The Mothers’ Prefer For Materials About Children’s Care?: Clothing, Hygenic Care And Nutrition
  1. M Uzun1,
  2. NY Atar2,
  3. M Kar3,
  4. F Yilmaz3,
  5. C Karasakal3
  1. 1Child Health and Illnesses Nursing, Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey
  2. 2Essentials of Nursing, Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey
  3. 3Nursing Department, Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey


Background and aims Immature organ systems of children are often less capable of fending off chemical assaults. Subtle damage to developing bodies may lead to disease later in life. Mothers need to have a careful consideration. As fragile living being children need to be carefully protected and need proper clothing, hygenic care and healty nutrition. The aim of this study was detemining preference of mothers’ about cloths, hygenic materials (especially tolietries) and nutrition for their children.

Methods A descriptive quantitative approach was used in study. The data were obtained from 198 mothers who has child in different ages by a questionnaire designed by researchers. Data was evaluated using the descriptive statistics available in the Statistical Package for Social Sciences Software (SPSS 16.0).

Results Most of the mothers were (43,4%) between 26–30, high-school graduate (% 34,3) and housewife (66,2%), the salary of (45,5%) 1001–1500 TL. The mother’s selection criteria for their children’s clothes, hygienic materials, shoes and food are; for clothes according to texture (cotton) (50,8%), for hygienic material according to be hypoallergic (50,3%), for shoes according to flexibility (39,1%), for food according to experience (66%).

Conclusion It is shown that the mothers’ preference were focus on the best things they can effort. The age, economical status and job didn’t influence their decision directly.

  • Mother preferences
  • children cloth
  • hygienic material
  • children shoes

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