By Longji Hassan, Umar Musa, Vehcit Dashe, Yusuf Bello & Amina Usman Nabara
This study assessed attitude of four hundred (400) mothers of under-five children towards the observation of retinoblastoma in Kaduna State, Nigeria. The study employed a descriptive survey research design. The population of the study comprised of all mothers of under-five children in Kaduna State which are 477,400. One specific purpose, research question, and hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. A multi-stage sampling technique comprising of systematic, simple random, purposive and proportionate sampling techniques were used in selecting the required number of respondents for the study. Four hundred (400) copies of the researchers-developed questionnaire were distributed using a simple random sampling technique, of which 374 (93.5%) were retrieved and considered valid for the study. Frequency and percentage were used to describe the demographic characteristics of the respondents, while mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research question. Inferential statistics of one-sample t-test was used to test the formulated hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The finding of the study revealed that attitude towards the observation of retinoblastoma was significant (t=19.327, p=0.001). In conclusion, Attitude of Mothers of Under-Five Children in Kaduna State towards Observation of Retinoblastoma Longji Hassan, Umar Musa, Vehcit Dashe, Yusuf Bello & Amina Usman Nabara 147 mothers of under-five children have a positive attitude towards the observation of retinoblastoma.