Description of Knowledge Attitude and Behavior of Pregnant Mothers about Antenatal Care

Suryanegara, Wiradi and Sirait, Batara I. (2022) Description of Knowledge Attitude and Behavior of Pregnant Mothers about Antenatal Care. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research, 12 (7). pp. 335-344. ISSN 2249 9571

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Antenatal care as a service for pregnant women is considered very important in improving the health of mothers and babies. The purpose of this research is to determine the prevalence of the description of knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of pregnant women towards Antenatal Care in a health center in East Jakarta using a descriptive survey approach design. Data was collected using a questionnaire containing 44 questions regarding pregnant women's knowledge, attitudes, and behavior towards Antenatal Care from June to July 2019 at the Duren Sawit Health Center. The result was that 53 out of 80 mothers had good knowledge (66.25%), 52 out of 80 mothers had positive attitudes (65%), and 48 out of 80 mothers had good behavior (60%). Then, it is concluded that the pregnant woman needs to improve their knowledge about antenatal care, they are able to respond and receive well regarding Antenatal Care, and they have been able to carry out correctly according to the rules regarding Antenatal Care. Keywords: Antenatal Care, knowledge, attitude, behavior

Item Type: Article
Subjects: MEDICINE > Internal medicine
Depositing User: Ms Rosaliana Wati
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2022 02:23
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2024 07:40

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