Knowledge and Socio-Demographic Factors Hindering Birth Preparedness Among Mothers Who Come to Deliver at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital

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Table of contents

DECLARATION ............................................................................................................................. i

APPROVAL ................................................................................................................................... ii

ACKNOWLEGMENT ...............................................................................................................III

LIST OF ACRONYMS ............................................................................................................ VII

ABSTRACT................................................................................................................................... 1

INTRODUCTION......................................................................................................................... 1

1.0 General Introduction................................................................................................................ 1

1.1 Study Background..................................................................................................................... 1

1.2 Problem statement..................................................................................................................... 3

1.3 Objectives ................................................................................................................................. 4

1.3.1 Broad Objectives.................................................................................................................... 4

1.3.2 Specific Objectives ................................................................................................................ 4

1.4 Research question ..................................................................................................................... 4

1.5 Significance............................................................................................................................... 4

CHAPTER TWO .......................................................................................................................... 6

LITERATURE.............................................................................................................................. 6

2.0 General Introduction ................................................................................................................. 6

2.1 Social-demographic affecting the awareness of obstetric danger signs and birth preparedness

6

2.2 Awareness and practices regarding BP among mothers who come to deliver at KIU-TH....... 8

CHAPTER THREE.................................................................................................................... 11

METHODOLOGY ..................................................................................................................... 11

3.0 General introduction ............................................................................................................... 11

3.1 Study Area .............................................................................................................................. 11

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3.2 Study Design........................................................................................................................... 11

3.3 Target Population.................................................................................................................... 11

3.4 Study Population..................................................................................................................... 11

3.5 Accessible Population............................................................................................................. 12

3.6 Selection Criteria .................................................................................................................... 12

3.7 Inclusion Criteria .................................................................................................................... 12

3.8 Exclusion Criteria ................................................................................................................... 12

3.12 Data Analysis........................................................................................................................ 13

3.13 Ethical Considerations.......................................................................................................... 14

CHAPTER FOUR....................................................................................................................... 15

4.1 SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC OF MOTHERS WHO CAME TO DELIVER AT KIU-TH.

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4.1.1 TABLE 2: INFORMATION ABOUT BIRTH PREPAREDNESS TO MOTHERS... 18

4.1.2 TABLE 3: MOTHERS WHO HAD HEARD ABOUT BIRTH PREPAREDNESS.... 19

4.1.3 FIGURE 2: KNOWLEDGE OF MOTHERS ABOUT ANC SERVICES.................... 19

4.1.4 TABLE 4: KNOWLEDGE OF SERVICES OFFERED AT ANC VISIT.................... 19

5.0 INTRODUCTION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMENDATIONS.................................. 20

5.1 DISCUSSION........................................................................................................................ 20

5.1 SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC DATA OF MOTHERS............................................................ 20

5.1.1 AGE DISTRIBUTION ...................................................................................................... 20

5.1.2 TRIBE OF RESPONDENTS............................................................................................ 20

5.1.3 RELIGION OF RESPONDENTS.................................................................................... 21

5.1.4 OCUPATION OF THE RESPONDENTS....................................................................... 21

5.1.5 MARITAL STATUS OF THE RESPONDENTS........................................................... 21

5.1.6 EDUCTION LEVEL ......................................................................................................... 21

Appendix III: CONSENT FORM................................................................................................. 28

ABSTRACT A descriptive cross sectional study conducted at Kampala international university teaching hospital-maternity ward to assess the socio-demographic factors hindering birth preparedness among mothers who come to deliver at KIU-TH. It was done by administering interviewers schedule to 70 respondents who were mothers. RESULTS The majority of the respondents were married catholic with average level of education and major occupation being self-employment hence low income earners Regarding knowledge, most of the mothers had knowledge about birth preparedness.The main source of information were from health workers and radio. ANC clinical services were being utilized by the majority of the mothers in the area. They were being counseled, health educated, and tested for conditions such as malaria, HIV/AIDS. Few mothers did not know about ANC services Majority of mothers decided by themselves to start ANC visit and most of them had at least three ANC visit. However, those mothers who could not make decision on their own to start ANC visit had to take made by their husbands. While some had to decide with someone else to start ANC visit CONCLUSION The majority of the respondents were married catholic with average level of education and major occupation being self-employment hence low income earners. Most of the mothers had knowledge about birth preparedness and their main source of information were from health workers and radio.

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ANDREW, O (2022). Knowledge and Socio-Demographic Factors Hindering Birth Preparedness Among Mothers Who Come to Deliver at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/knowledge-and-socio-demographic-factors-hindering-birth-preparedness-among-mothers-who-come-to-deliver-at-kampala-international-university-teaching-hospital

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ANDREW, OCEDO "Knowledge and Socio-Demographic Factors Hindering Birth Preparedness Among Mothers Who Come to Deliver at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/knowledge-and-socio-demographic-factors-hindering-birth-preparedness-among-mothers-who-come-to-deliver-at-kampala-international-university-teaching-hospital. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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ANDREW, OCEDO . "Knowledge and Socio-Demographic Factors Hindering Birth Preparedness Among Mothers Who Come to Deliver at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Jul. 2022. Web. 18 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/knowledge-and-socio-demographic-factors-hindering-birth-preparedness-among-mothers-who-come-to-deliver-at-kampala-international-university-teaching-hospital >.

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ANDREW, OCEDO . "Knowledge and Socio-Demographic Factors Hindering Birth Preparedness Among Mothers Who Come to Deliver at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 18, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/knowledge-and-socio-demographic-factors-hindering-birth-preparedness-among-mothers-who-come-to-deliver-at-kampala-international-university-teaching-hospital