A study to assess the knowledge on Janani Suraksha Yojana among antenatal mothers in Koyambedu primary health center
Angeline Lavanya, Gnanamalar S, Jeevarathinam M and Gayathri Devi S
The act of giving birth is the only moment when both pain and pleasure converge at a moment of time. This experience of transformation from womanhood or wifehood into motherhood is a privilege reserved exclusively for women. Hence this transformation phase that is pregnancy and following childbirth has been contributed to have a great impact on both maternal and infant health. According to 2018 statistics the infant mortality rate in India was 29.9 deaths per 1000 live births. The national average maternal mortality rate lies between 420- 540/1 lakh live births. It is recognized that Rajasthan is the state, which has highest MMR in India, i.e., 670/one lakh live birth. The data collection period was done with prior permission from the head of the medical officer. The purpose of the study was explained to the samples and written informed consent was obtained from them. The demographic were collected using a structured interview questionnaire. A descriptive approach with non-experimental research design was conducted among 100 antenatal mothers. Non probability sampling technique was used to select samples. Structured interview was used to collect demographic data. The data were analyzes using descriptive and inferential statistics. The sample characteristics were described using frequency and percentage. Chi square test was used to test the association between categorical variables. P < 0.05 was taken as statistically significant.
Angeline Lavanya, Gnanamalar S, Jeevarathinam M, Gayathri Devi S. A study to assess the knowledge on Janani Suraksha Yojana among antenatal mothers in Koyambedu primary health center. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2020;2(2):72-74.