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Cross-sectional survey of knowledge of obstetric danger signs among women in rural Madagascar

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Salem, Ania
Lacour, Oriane
Scaringella, Stefano
Herinianasolo, Josea
Stancanelli, Giovanna
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Published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2018, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 46
Abstract Antenatal care (ANC) has the potential to identify and manage obstetric complications, educate women about risks during pregnancy and promote skilled birth attendance during childbirth. The aim of this study was to assess women's knowledge of obstetric danger signs and factors associated with this knowledge in Ambanja, Madagascar. It also sought to evaluate whether the participation in a mobile health (mHealth) project that aimed to provide comprehensive ANC to pregnant women in remote areas influenced women's knowledge of obstetric danger signs.
Keywords AdultCross-Sectional StudiesEducational StatusFamily CharacteristicsFemaleHealth KnowledgeAttitudesPracticeHumansIncomeLogistic ModelsMadagascarMothers/psychologyObstetric Labor Complications/psychologyPatient Education as Topic/methodsPostpartum PeriodPregnancyPrenatal Care/psychologyProgram EvaluationRetrospective StudiesRural Population/statistics & numerical dataSurveys and QuestionnairesTelemedicine/methodsYoung Adult
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PMID: 29402226
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SALEM, Ania et al. Cross-sectional survey of knowledge of obstetric danger signs among women in rural Madagascar. In: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2018, vol. 18, n° 1, p. 46. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:111014

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