International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 3, Part D (2020)
A study to assess the level of knowledge regarding Pre-Eclampsia among antenatal mothers
Pregnancy is a long and very special journey for a woman. It can be a thrilling and wonderful part of a woman’s life. Generations of mothers have travelled the same route, but each journey is life – threatening. The hypertension disorders of pregnancy is obstetrical causes results in 13% and anaemia as non obstetrical indirect causes results in 20% of all maternal death. The study was conducted in the Saveetha Medical College and Hospital. The present study results showed that majority of the peoples most of them age group (83.3%) 20-30 yrs 25 with regards to Education 12 (40%) had higher secondary education, 18 (60%) are house wives, 25 (83%) consume non vegetarian foods vegetarian 5 (17%), 10 (33%) live in a nuclear and there was no association between the demographic variable and knowledge regarding pre- eclampsia. There was statistically significant found between the source of information and the level of knowledge regarding pre-eclampsia. Women in all population groups in the study sample are at risk of lack of knowledge about pre-eclampsia, and the health complications and death that may result from delays. Even women who have had the privilege of a college education are not significantly better equipped with important “life skills” knowledge than other members of the community.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Bhuvaneshwari G, P Thaines Stephy. A study to assess the level of knowledge regarding Pre-Eclampsia among antenatal mothers. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(3):230-232.