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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 7, Part B (2018)

A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding warning signs during pregnancy among the antenatal mothers in selected hospitals of Pune city

Author(s)
Larry Wagh, Kanchan Gaikwad, Poonam Gardade and Pratiksha Ghare
Abstract
It is important to know this warning sign for woman and health care provider to rule out serious complications and initiate treatment immediately. WHO estimated that 529,000 women die annually from maternal causes 99% of these deaths occur in less developed countries the situation is most severe for women in sub Saharan Africa where one of every16 women dies of pregnancy related causes during her life time compared with only1 in 2,800 women in developed regions. The test conducted on knowledge regarding warning signs during pregnancy among 100 antenatal mothers in the selected hospital in Pune city. It was observed that out of 100 samples in selected hospital of Pune city, it was observed that 18 samples score was poor and 48 samples score was average and 34 samples score was good. Demographic data of the sample was statistically analysed by using frequency and percentage it was observed that is out of 100% samples 56% within in the age group 21-25 year, 26% were among 26-30 years and 14%were among less than 20 yrs. and 2% are more than 30 yrs. The test conducted on knowledge regarding warning signs during pregnancy among 100 antenatal mothers in the selected hospital in Pune city. It was observed that out of 100 samples in selected hospital of Pune city it was observed that 18 samples score was poor and 48 samples score was average and 34 samples score was good.
Pages: 77-79  |  437 Views  15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Larry Wagh, Kanchan Gaikwad, Poonam Gardade, Pratiksha Ghare. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding warning signs during pregnancy among the antenatal mothers in selected hospitals of Pune city. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(7):77-79.
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