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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019
A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Antenatal Care among Primi Mothers with View to Provide Need Based Teaching in a Selected Hospital of Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Shivangi Gupta | Kanchan Bala  | Atul Kumar Chaudhary
Abstract: Antenatal care is necessary for a pregnant mother and babys health at the end of gestation. A cross sectional design study was conducted to assess the knowledge regarding antenatal care among primi mothers. Methodology: The study was conducted on 103 primi mothers who were selected by using total enumerative sampling technique. Data was collected by structure knowledge questionnaire through interview method. Result: The finding of the study revealed that the overall mean knowledge score was 220.127.116.11. According to area the highest mean score was in the warning signs 18.104.22.168. Majority 42.7 %, 36 % & 21 % primi mothers had average, good and poor regarding antenatal care. Dietary pattern of mothers had significant association with level knowledge regarding antenatal care. Conclusion: From the study findings it could be concluded that primi mothers had average knowledge regarding antenatal care. Thus, health education programs are required to enhance the knowledge regarding antenatal care.
Keywords: Antenatal care, Primi mothers, Knowledge
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,
Pages: 1311 - 1314