Knowledge on Warning Symptoms of High Risk Pregnancy as Perceived by the Antenatal Mothers in a Selected Tertiary Hospital, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu

  • Righteous Delfia R.1, Suriya G.1, Priyadharshini B.1, Suriya P.1, Ruksana Begam S.2
Keywords: Knowledge, warning symptoms, High risk pregnancy Antenatal mothers

Abstract

Knowledge on warning symptoms of high risk pregnancy as perceived by the antenatal mothers in a selected
tertiary hospital, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India’’. The objectives were to assess
the knowledge on warning symptoms of high risk pregnancy perceived by the antenatal mothers to find out
the association between the level of knowledge with demographic variables. The convenience sampling was
used to select 60 Antenatal mothers . The data collection tools were validated and reliability was established.
The data were collected by self-administered questionnaire. The collected data was Tabulated and Analyzed.
Descriptive and Inferential statistical method were used. The study shows that 30% of the antenatal mothers
had low level of knowledge, 57% of the antenatal mothers had moderate knowledge and 13% of the antenatal
mothers had adequate knowledge regarding knowledge on warning symptoms of high risk pregnancy there
was significant association between the knowledge and the selected demographic variables.

Author Biography

Righteous Delfia R.1, Suriya G.1, Priyadharshini B.1, Suriya P.1, Ruksana Begam S.2

1B.Sc. (Nursing) IIIrd Year Students, 2Associate 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, India

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
Righteous Delfia R.1, Suriya G.1, Priyadharshini B.1, Suriya P.1, Ruksana Begam S.2. (2020). Knowledge on Warning Symptoms of High Risk Pregnancy as Perceived by the Antenatal Mothers in a Selected Tertiary Hospital, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 687-691. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1193