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Vol. 10, Issue 3 (2021)

Reproductive health profile of rural pregnant women in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh

Author(s):
Mamata Sogaraju, MS Chaitanya Kumari and G Manasa
Abstract:
Present study was conducted in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh with an objective to study the reproductive health profile of rural pregnant women. A sample size of ninety rural pregnant women from nine villages of Guntur district was selected for the study and data was collected using a structured pre-tested interview schedule. The reproductive health profile of the selected respondents revealed that a great majority (87.77%) of the rural pregnant women were married between the age group of 18-25 years and three-fourth (75.00%) marriages were non-consanguineous. Age at first conception was in the age group of 15-25 years for majority (86.66%) of the pregnant women and a great majority (94.44%) was sedentary workers. More than fifty per cent (54.44%) of the selected rural pregnant women were pregnant for the second time i.e they were placed under gravida2 and 13.11 per cent of the selected pregnant women were primiparous, 2.22 per cent were multiparous and only 1.11 per cent were nulliparous. Among the total ninety respondents, 53.33 per cent of them had single live births and 8.88 per cent of them had two live births. More than ninety per cent had institutional deliveries for their previous delivery, nearly forty per cent (42.22%) of the respondents had single abortion and majority (32.22%) of the rural pregnant women had followed the birth spacing of 1-2 years.
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How to cite this article:
Mamata Sogaraju, MS Chaitanya Kumari, G Manasa. Reproductive health profile of rural pregnant women in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(3):878-883.

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