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j.health 2018, 9(2): 152-158 Back to browse issues page
The effect of Nutrition Education on the Improvement of Pregnancy Complications in the Third Trimester of Pregnant Women Referring to Health Centers in Ardabil in 1395
D Adham , Z Rasouli Aghdam , N Abbasgholizadeh
Ardabil University of Medical Sciences
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Background & objectives: One of the important stages in women's life is pregnancy, which causes a lot of physiological changes and it can cause to complications in pregnant women. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of nutrition education on the improvement of complications in the third trimester in mothers referring to Ardabil health centers.
Methods: This study was a intervention and was conducted on 330 pregnant women who referred to Ardabil health centers in 1395 in two groups of case (110) and control (220). A researcher-made questionnaire was used to collect of data which includes 22 questions about demographic variables such as age, mother's occupation, income, level of education and type of pregnancy, diabetes and knowledge and practice. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test and ANOVA by using of SPSS-16 software.
Results: There was a significant difference between the use of multivitamin and iron in the case and control groups. However, there was no significant relationship between education and occupation between the two groups. Also, before the intervention, the knowledge and practice of the test and control group were low, but after intervention, the knowledge and practice of the test group increased significantly. But, the increase in control group's score in terms of performance was not significant.
Conclusion: Considering the effectiveness of nutrition education in improving pregnancy complications it should be used from all media to education of pregnant women's.
Keywords: Nutrition, Pregnancy Complications, Ardebil
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/05/16 | Accepted: 2018/05/16 | Published: 2018/05/16
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Adham D, Rasouli Aghdam Z, Abbasgholizadeh N. The effect of Nutrition Education on the Improvement of Pregnancy Complications in the Third Trimester of Pregnant Women Referring to Health Centers in Ardabil in 1395 . j.health. 2018; 9 (2) :152-158
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