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Motlagh Z, Mombani A, Rakhshani T, Bizhani B, Tavakoli Ghouchani H. Effect of Education in Choosing the Type of Delivery in Primiparous Pregnant Women. Health Educ Health Promot. 2021; 9 (2) :165-170
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1- Department of Public Health, Institute of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2- Jondi Shapoor University of Medical Science, Ahvaz, Iran
3- Research Center for Health Sciences, Institute of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran , virtualhealth20@gmail.com
4- Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Public Health, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnord, Iran
Abstract:   (168 Views)
Aims: Nowadays, cesarean increased in most countries in the world, such as Iran, while cesarean is considered major surgery and it is often associated with very dangerous complications, like other major surgeries. This study aimed to determine the effect of education in choosing the type of delivery in primiparous pregnant women.
Materials & Methods: This randomized controlled trial was conducted on 190 primiparous pregnant women applicant cesarean in the third trimester of pregnancy, referred to health centers in Ramhormoz, Iran in 2018 (95 experimental groups and 95 control group). The educational program about cesarean was included four sections of 90min in the form of group education. The questionnaire written by Seyedeh Nouri & Jamshidi was used, and outcomes were included knowledge and attitude that were measured before and after the intervention. Data were analyzed by SPSS 19.0 using T and Chi-square tests.
Findings: The mean age of the experimental group was 27.37±0.00, and the control group was 27.91±0.00. There was no significant difference between the experimental and control groups in demographic variables (p>0.05). Before training, the mean of knowledge was not significantly different, but training was significantly different between the experimental and control groups. The mean scores of dimensions of the reasons for choosing cesarean section before training were not significantly different between the experimental group and control group (p>0.05), but after training, there were significant differences between the two groups (p<0.05).
Conclusion: Educational intervention used effectively enhanced the knowledge and attitude of pregnant women in choosing the type of delivery.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Family Health Education/Promotion
Received: 2020/10/13 | Accepted: 2021/03/12 | Published: 2021/07/13
* Corresponding Author Address: Research Center for Health Sciences, Institute of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. Postal code: 71536-75541

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