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RESEARCH ARTICLE

A Comparative Study To Assess The Knowledge On Pregnancy Induced Hypertension Among Cases And Control Antenatal Mothers Attending Antenatal OPD at MGMCRI, Puducherry.

S Lavanya, B Anitha, M Annie Annal

Keywords : Pregnancy Induced Hypertension, Cases, Control

Citation Information : Lavanya S, Anitha B, Annal MA. A Comparative Study To Assess The Knowledge On Pregnancy Induced Hypertension Among Cases And Control Antenatal Mothers Attending Antenatal OPD at MGMCRI, Puducherry.. 2016; 9 (3):32-35.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-3-32

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To assess the knowledge on pregnancy induced hypertension among cases and control. To compare the knowledge on pregnancy induced hypertension among cases and control. Materials and Methods of Study: Descriptive Research Design was used. Results: The findings of the study revealed that mean Knowledge score of Cases was higher than mean score of Control Group. Thus the difference in the level of knowledge was found to be significant at p<0.001 level. There was significant difference between cases and control group. Conclusion: This Study concluded that the mothers with history of pregnancy induced hypertension had adequate knowledge about the condition.


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