A study to determine the knowledge attitude and practice of women in child bearing age (15-45 years) towards danger signs in pregnancy in Lusaka urban.
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The main objective of the study was to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice among women of child bearing age (15 - 49 years) towards danger signs in pregnancy in Lusaka Urban. Literature reviewed was based on level of education, socio-cultural economic factors and Information Education and Communication (IEC) flow as they relate to danger signs in pregnancy.Data was collected using a structured interview schedule from a hundred (100) respondents selected by Quota sampling at household level, and two group of Focus Group Discussions. Data was analysed manually. The results from the study revealed that the majority of the respondents regardless of their age, parity or educational background had slight knowledge of danger signs in pregnancy.
SubjectPregnancy --Complications --Risk factors --Zambia.
Women --Health and hygiene --Zambia.
- Medicine