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A STUDY TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE OF HIGH RISK PREGNANCY AMONG PRIMI AND MULTI GRAVIDA WOMEN ADMITTED IN SELECTED HOSPITAL AT PUDUCHERRY.

Mrs. S. Lavanya

Keywords : High-risk pregnancy, Primi gravida, Multi gravid

Citation Information : Lavanya MS. A STUDY TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE OF HIGH RISK PREGNANCY AMONG PRIMI AND MULTI GRAVIDA WOMEN ADMITTED IN SELECTED HOSPITAL AT PUDUCHERRY.. 2015; 8 (2):41-44.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-8-2-41

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Pregnancy is one of the most memorable movements in the life of women. Nowadays it is more common to find many antenatal motherscoming under the category called -high risk pregnancy. Globally considering the incidence rate of high-risk pregnancy keeps on increasing due to many factors like life style pattern, diet and also due to idiopathic causes.3 Maternal mortality rate is also higher among high risk pregnancy. The main aim of the study was to assess and compare the prevalence of High Risk Pregnancy among Primi and Multi gravida women. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. Primi and Multi gravida women who were under high-risk pregnancy and those who fulfill the inclusion criteria were selected as samples. The study finding shows that the prevalence rate of Primi gravida women were higher than Multi gravidwomen.


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