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Survey influencing factors on prenatal care in refrrring maternal to health care centers in Rasht city
Bakhshi *, Mokhtari, Jafroodi, Abbasi, Atrkar
, fatanehbakhshi@hotmail.com
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Introduction: Prenatal care is an indicator of health care system. Knowing the factors that prohibit reciving proper is essential in every society.The aim of the research was to determine mothers reciving prenatal care from health centers in Rasht and influencing factors from their view in 2008. Methods: This descriptive study surveyed 354 mothers referring to health centers in Rasht city who were chosen by cluster sampling. Data collection tool was a 3 part questionnaire. Data were analyzed through chi square. Results: Findings showed that 53.4% of women reciving insufficient prenatal care. There was a significant correlation of care and employment condition (P=0.026) level of spouse’s education (P=0.042) and income (P=0.005). The most effective factors on reciving prenatal care from mothers’ view were know “the manner and number of prenatal care” (85.3%). Also there was a statistically significant relationship between efficiency of prenatal care and some socio demographic factors. Conclusion: In existence of prenatal care in health centers, almost half of women do not use these care provided. Provider's attention to the demographic and family characteristics and their needs are important in promotion of receiving better prenatal care.
Keywords: Attitude, community health nursing, maternal-child health center, prenatal care, pregnant women
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Type of Study: Maternity Nursing | Subject: nursing
Received: 2012/01/14 | Published: 2012/01/15
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bakhshi, mokhtari, jafroodi, abbasi, atrkar. Survey influencing factors on prenatal care in refrrring maternal to health care centers in Rasht city. IJNR. 2012; 6 (23) :41-50
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