Pregnancy related complications and its association with socio-demographic factors in Central India: A logistic regression hypothesis

Authors : Dinesh Kumar, Dinesh Kumar, T B. Singh, T B. Singh, Pawan Ghanghoria, Pawan Ghanghoria, Vineeta Ghanghoria, Vineeta Ghanghoria

DOI : 10.18231/j.jchm.2019.017

Volume : 6

Issue : 3

Year : 2019

Page No : 72-76

Maternal health research is vitally important required to find out the obstetric complications for effective treatment and strategy in support to enhanced women & child health. It is much essential in vulnerable tribal population which have less opportunity to avail health care facility due to illiteracy and poor socioeconomic condition. The complications during pregnancy and childbirth cause had more deaths and disability than any other reproductive health problems. A cross sectional study was carried out among the Baiga women in Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh during 2013 to 2016. A sample of 367 currently married who had experienced maternity during last three years were identified for pregnancy related complications. The information was collected by interview method after obtaining informed written consent. Out of 367 women, the multiple complications were found anemia (35.7%), night blindness (28.6%), blurred vision (10.9%), convulsion (21.3%), swelling (26.7%), excessive fatigue (4.6%) and vaginal bleeding (4.9%). The logistic regression analysis were done to estimate the level of correlation between socio-demographic factors and obstetric complications. The findings revealed that the night blindness, anemia and blurred vision complications were found significantly (p<0>

Keywords: Pregnancy, Complication, Logistic regression analysis, Vulnerable population, Central India.

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