Prevalance and Risk Factors of Hyperemesis Gravidarum: A Retrospective Study

  • P. Nithiyasri1, S. Monika1, T. Leelashree1, G. Lokesh1, D. Joanie Priya2
Keywords: Hyperemesis Gravidarum(HG), Nausea and Vomiting (NVP).

Abstract

A Retrospective study was conducted to assess the prevalence and risk factors of hyperemesis gravidarum
among antenatal mothers in a selected tertiary care hospital, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram District,
Tamil Nadu, India. The objectives were to assess the prevalence and risk factors of hyperemesis gravidarum
among antenatal mothers by collecting the data from the medical records of the patients and to find the
association between risk factors of hyperemesis gravidarum with the selected demographic variables among
patients with hyperemesis gravidarum. The literature review was done and organized under various aspects
on studies related to prevalence and risk factors of hyperemesis gravidarum among antenatal mothers with
hyperemesis gravidarum. The research approach used for the study was quantitative research approach and
the design was retrospective design, 47 samples were participated in the study by using convenient sampling
technique. Demographic variables are assessed by using the statistical measurement, prevalence and risk
factors of hyperemesis gravidarum among antenatal mothers with hyperemesis gravidarum. The level
of significance selected was p<0.05 level. The collected data was tabulated and analyzed by using SPSS
Statistics -21, descriptive and inferential statistics. The study showed that there is significant association
between risk factors of hyperemesis gravidarum with selected demographic variables.

Author Biography

P. Nithiyasri1, S. Monika1, T. Leelashree1, G. Lokesh1, D. Joanie Priya2

1B.Sc. (Nursing) III Year Students, 2Guide, M.Sc. (Nursing) Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and
Gynecological Nursing, Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Rajiv
Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
P. Nithiyasri1, S. Monika1, T. Leelashree1, G. Lokesh1, D. Joanie Priya2. (2020). Prevalance and Risk Factors of Hyperemesis Gravidarum: A Retrospective Study. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 132-135. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1081