Author(s): Suman

Email(s): sumanmoun60@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00081   

Address: Mrs. Suman
Research Scholar (Nursing), Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Background and aim: The primary aim of antenatal care is to achieve, at the end of pregnancy, a healthy mother and a healthy baby. Antenatal care is a care which is provided in antenatal period which starts from day of conception till the delivery. The aim of study was assessed the knowledge regarding antenatal care among Pregnant women in selected area of Haryana. Materials and Methods: A descriptive research design was used with a convenience sampling technique on 50 pregnant women in selected hospitals of Haryana. Data was collected using a structured questionnaire for knowledge regarding antenatal care. Analysis was done using both descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Majority of the (62%) pregnant women had an excellent level of knowledge, nearly one-fifth (22%) had good level of knowledge and few 8(16%) had an average level of knowledge. None of them have below average knowledge. There was a statistically significant association of qualification and Parity with Knowledge. Conclusion: There was a statistically significant association of qualification and Parity with level of knowledge.


Cite this article:
Suman. A Descriptive Study to assess the knowledge regarding Antenatal care among pregnant women in selected hospitals of Haryana. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):337-9. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00081

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Suman. A Descriptive Study to assess the knowledge regarding Antenatal care among pregnant women in selected hospitals of Haryana. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):337-9. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00081   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-3-8


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