Effectiveness of an Educational Program Based on Health Belief Model Regarding Safe Childbirth on Selected Delivery Mode Among Pregnant Women

Bahri, N. and Rahmani, R. and Moshki, M. and Banafshe, E. and Amiridelui, M. (2018) Effectiveness of an Educational Program Based on Health Belief Model Regarding Safe Childbirth on Selected Delivery Mode Among Pregnant Women. Quarterly of Horizon of Medical Sciences, 24 (4).

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Abstract

Aims: This study aimed to assess the effect of educational program based on health belief model regarding safe childbirth on selected delivery mode among pregnant women. Material and methods: In this field trial 100 pregnant women had participated who were selected by cluster sampling method from several community health centers in Gonabad city. The subjects randomly allocated to one of intervention or control group. Intervention group received an educational program regarding safe childbirth based on health belief model. Control group received routine educations provided in community health centers. All subjects fulfilled the health belief, self-efficacy questionnaires and detected the mode of delivery before and one month after intervention. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 16 considering p<0.5 as statistically significant. Findings: Results showed that the mean and SD of age and gestational age of subjects were 27.38 ± 3.32 and 24.26± 4.35, respectively. One month after intervention two group were statically difference in term of Knowledge about modes of delivery (p<0.0001), perceived self-efficacy (p=0.047), perceived sensivity (p=0.001), perceived severity (p<0.0001), and perceived benefits (p=0.010). There was no difference between two groups in perceived barriers (p=0.404). Vaginal delivery were chosen more in intervention group (p=0.003). Conclusion: The educational programs based on health belief model improve the selection of vaginal delivery mode among pregnant women. We recommended using of health belief model for educational program in pregnant women.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@gmu.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2018 05:40
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2018 05:40
URI: http://eprints.gmu.ac.ir/id/eprint/498

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