International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Gynaecology | Nigeria | Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017

Knowledge of Pre-Eclampsia among pregnant Women attending Adeoyo Maternity Hospital, Yemetu Ibadan North Local Government area, Nigeria

Kelly Relobhegbe OKHAE [2] | Oyedunni Sola ARULOGUN

Abstract: This study investigated the knowledge of pre-eclampsia among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in Adeoyo Maternity Hospital, Yemetu, Ibadan, Nigeria. A descriptive cross-sectional design was adopted employing the mix method among 400 respondents using semi-structured questionnaire containing a 19-point knowledge scale and focus group discussion guide. Knowledge scores 6, >6-12, and >12 were categorised as poor, fair and good, respectively. Quantitative data were analysed using descriptive and Chi-square statistics at p

Keywords: Pre-eclampsia knowledge, Antenatal care, pregnant women

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017,

Pages: 559 - 564

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