International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

Assessment of the Knowledge Regarding Antenatal Care among Pregnant Women with a View to Develop Information Booklet at Selected Clinics of District of Punjab

Lalita Yadav

Abstract: m A study to assess the knowledge regarding antenatal care among pregnant women with a view to develop information booklet at selected clinics of district of Punjab. Method A descriptive research design was adopted for this study. The study sampling technique used was simple Random sampling technique. Data was collected from 100 pregnant mothers. After a thorough review of literature related to topic the tool was developed. Reliability of the tool was done by answering the questionnaire. Information booklet was given. Result The knowledge of the pregnant mothers (50 %) is having good knowledge. They are below 30 years of age. Majority of mothers (80 %) is having good knowledge score and they are literate. Half of mothers (50 %) are having good knowledge they are working mothers.40 % mothers are having average knowledge score one children in their family. There is significant association among demographic variables and knowledge of pregnant women regarding antenatal care. Conclusion Knowledge regarding antenatal care to the pregnant mothers is less to those who are prim gravid and prim Para, low socio-economic status, low educational level. Hence there is a role for lifestyle modification i. e. education, occupation and economic status.

Keywords: ywords Knowledge, Assessment, Pregnant mother, Illness, Antenatal period, Antenatal care

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,

Pages: 1375 - 1381

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