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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2021, Volume : 11, Issue : 1
First page : ( 5) Last page : ( 6)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00002.1

A Descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding prevention and management of low birth weight babies among postnatal women in selected Hospital of Visnagar

Mr. Kapadiya Manthankumar N.*

Nursing Tutor, Sankalchand Patel University, Visnagar, Dist: Mehsana State: Gujrat

*Corresponding Author Email: mnkapadiya9498@gmail.com

Online published on 27 April, 2021.

Abstract

A quantitative approach was used to assess the knowledge regarding prevention and management of low birth weight babies among postnatal women. Simple random sampling technique was used to select the postnatal women for study.100 samples collected from selected hospital of Visnagar. The duration of data collection was 1 day. The results of the study revealed that majority of the study sample (58.63%) have average knowledge regarding low birth weight babies, 71.5% of the study sample having knowledge about causes and risk factors of LBW babies, 68.22% of the study sample having knowledge about prevention of LBW babies and 70.36% of the study sample having knowledge about management of LBW babies.

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Keywords

Knowledge, Low Birth Weight, Postnatal Women, Descriptive Study.

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