Relationship of maternal sociodemographic characteristics with neonate’s weight among primigravida attending primary health care centers in Sulaimani city Iraq

Other Title(s)

علاقة الخصائص الاجتماعية للأمهات بوزن الطفل حديث الولادة لدى الحوامل لأول مرة و الوافدات لمراكز الرعاية الصحية الأولية في مدينة السليمانية العراق

Joint Authors

Ahmad, Pishwaz Abd al-Rahman
Muhammad, Atiyyah K.

Source

Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences

Issue

Vol. 10, Issue 1 (30 Jun. 2020), pp.1-11, 11 p.

Publisher

University of Kufa Faculty of Nursing \

Publication Date

2020-06-30

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

11

Main Topic

Diseases

Topics

Abstract EN

Background : Birth weight plays an important role in infant survival, child development, and adult metabolic diseases also, maternal characteristics have been variously shown to impact on the progress and outcome of pregnancy, especially those related to birth weight and perinatal mortality.

Aim of the study : The study aimed to identify the association between sociodemographic characteristics of the mother and birth weight.

Methodology: A Prospective analytic study of 147 prime pregnant women who visited primary health centers for antenatal care in Sulaimani City were eligible to participate in this study prospectively followed up until the postpartum.

This study collected of the data in a period starting from 30 December 2018 to 30 June 2019.

An interviewer-administered questionnaire was used to retrieve information on sociodemographic characteristics from the participants.

Descriptive & inferential statistical used for analysis data; it was done with the SPSS version 22.0 software.

Results : The result of study revealed that the men of the age of women were 24.4 and SD = 5.04, 75.5 % were housewives, (46.9 %) were sufficient to some extent financially, (98.6 %) were nonsmokers and (98.6 %) wasn't drinking alcohol.

The majority of the cases (72.1 %) were from urban areas and all of them delivered their babies at term.

About 91.2% of the babies had normal birth weight, and the 1st minute Apgar score of newborns for 94.9 % of them were in the excellent condition and less than one quarter (21.1 %) of them were admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit.

Conclusion : There was no statistical significant relationship between neonate′s birth weights with mother′s sociodemographic characteristics, but there was a statistical significant association between birth weights of the study sample with their residency.

Recommendation : according to these finding the researcher emphasize on prenatal care as early as possible that the nurse must take the role in reducing the incidence of LBW.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Muhammad, Atiyyah K.& Ahmad, Pishwaz Abd al-Rahman. 2020. Relationship of maternal sociodemographic characteristics with neonate’s weight among primigravida attending primary health care centers in Sulaimani city Iraq. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences،Vol. 10, no. 1, pp.1-11.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-979482

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Muhammad, Atiyyah K.& Ahmad, Pishwaz Abd al-Rahman. Relationship of maternal sociodemographic characteristics with neonate’s weight among primigravida attending primary health care centers in Sulaimani city Iraq. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences Vol. 10, no. 1 (2020), pp.1-11.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-979482

American Medical Association (AMA)

Muhammad, Atiyyah K.& Ahmad, Pishwaz Abd al-Rahman. Relationship of maternal sociodemographic characteristics with neonate’s weight among primigravida attending primary health care centers in Sulaimani city Iraq. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences. 2020. Vol. 10, no. 1, pp.1-11.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-979482

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

يتضمن مراجع ببليوجرافية : ص. 9-11

Record ID

BIM-979482