Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Caesarean Section among pregnant women in selected Hospital, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh



Address:   Yakkala Veena Sravanthi1, P. Latha Teresa2
1B.Sc(N) Final Year Student, NRI College of Nursing, Guntur.
2Associate Professor, NRI College of Nursing, Guntur.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00007.6

ABSTRACT:
Introduction: One of the most important and beautiful periods of a woman’s life is pregnancy. A pregnant woman is responsible to support the health of her unborn baby. The growing fetus depends entirely on the mother’s health for all its needs. It is a different experience for a woman and each pregnancy the woman experiences will be new and uniquely different. During this, a woman has to adopt physically socially and psychologically. Every woman dreams of having a perfect and safe birth1.The aim of the study is to assess the knowledge of pregnant women regarding caesarean section. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted at antenatal OPD of NRI General Hospital, Chinakakani, Guntur District. A total of 100 pregnant women were selected by purposive sampling technique. A structured knowledge questionnaire was used to collect the data. Results: The results of the study showed that 81% of the women are having inadequate knowledge regarding caesarean section, 17% are having moderate knowledge and only 2% are having adequate knowledge regarding caesarean section. The chi-square test for type of family (?2=9.7) was found significant at 0.05 level.
KEYWORDS:
Assess, Knowledge, Pregnant Women, Caesarean Section.
Cite:
Yakkala Veena Sravanthi, P. Latha Teresa. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Caesarean Section among pregnant women in selected Hospital, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2019; 7(1):28-30.
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