Mrs. Jyothi. P. S,       Dept. Of Social Work,Mangalore University, Manalaangothri.,   Mangaslore, Dakshina Kannada       ...
   Health is fundamental human right   Healthy person is an asset to the society   Rural women are the most disadvantag...
   Reproductive Health:     Most important period in the life span of    women     Extends from menarche to menopause   ...
Aim of the Study :   To understand the perspective on reproductive    health and the maternal health seeking    behavior ...
Objectives of the study :   To know the Socio- demographic profile   To understand pattern of maternal health care    re...
Study design:  Descriptive studyStudy sample:  60 married rural women,Study period : February 2009 to April 2010Study area...
Respondents n=60   Percentage      Socio-economic status                 ResponsesAge                           18 - 27   ...
Demographic profile                                         Respondents n=60   PercentageAge at marriage (years)          ...
indicators                                         Responses   Respondents( N=60)   PercentageGeneral check up            ...
Responses   Respondents n=60   PercentageAwareness                        Yes                            45             75...
Recommendation:   Proper care should be taken during the pregnancy,    childbirth and contraception   To solve the repro...
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Perspective On Utilization Of Maternal Health Care Services...Jyothi Praveen S

  1. 1. Mrs. Jyothi. P. S, Dept. Of Social Work,Mangalore University, Manalaangothri., Mangaslore, Dakshina Kannada Karnataka.
  2. 2.  Health is fundamental human right Healthy person is an asset to the society Rural women are the most disadvantaged Barriers to rural women Personal Relational Institutional
  3. 3.  Reproductive Health: Most important period in the life span of women Extends from menarche to menopause Maternal health care includes: Pre-natal services Intra-natal services Post-natal services Family planning services
  4. 4. Aim of the Study : To understand the perspective on reproductive health and the maternal health seeking behavior of married rural women (20 to 45 years) to manage the health problems during pregnancy and after delivery.
  5. 5. Objectives of the study : To know the Socio- demographic profile To understand pattern of maternal health care received by the respondents To identify knowledge and use of contraceptive methods.
  6. 6. Study design: Descriptive studyStudy sample: 60 married rural women,Study period : February 2009 to April 2010Study area: KarkalaTalluk, D.K, Karnataka.Data collection: Primary and Secondary dataPrimary data: Pre-tested semi structured Questionnaire used to collect dataData Analysis: Data was analyzed using simple proportions and percentages
  7. 7. Respondents n=60 Percentage Socio-economic status ResponsesAge 18 - 27 13 21.7% 28 - 37 36 60% 38 -45 11 18.3%Education Illiterate 7 11.7% Primary 13 21.7% High school 12 20% PUC 14 23.3% Graduation 13 21.7%Occupation Coolie 14 23.3% Beedi rollers 39 65.0% Salary earner 7 11.7%Religion Hindu 53 88.3% Muslim 6 10.0% Christian 1 1.7%Type of family Joint family 10 16.7% Nuclear family 50 83.3%Monthly Income < Rs.5000 38 63.3% Rs.5001-Rs.10000 15 25.0% Rs. 10001-Rs. 15000 7 11.7%
  8. 8. Demographic profile Respondents n=60 PercentageAge at marriage (years) 18-22 29 48.3% 23-27 28 46.0% 28-32 4 6.7%Age at first Pregnancy (years) 18-22 24 40.0% 23-27 28 46.7% 28-32 8 11.7%Number of children 1-2 29 48.3% 3-4 23 38.3% 5-6 8 13.4%Spacing between children One(in years) 30 50% Two 23 38% Three 16 26% Four 2 4%
  9. 9. indicators Responses Respondents( N=60) PercentageGeneral check up Not at all 4 6.6% Every month 25 41.7% Once in three months 10 16.7% Sixth month 9 15% During the delivery 12 20%Immunization Yes 54 90% No 6 10%Place of delivery Hospital 42 70% Home 18 30%Care Taker Mother 26 44% Worker 18 30% Mother in law 12 20% Husband 4 6%Opinion Highly satisfied 0 0 Satisfied 18 30% Not satisfied 42 70%Consumption of Nutritiousfood Yes 36 60% No 24 40%
  10. 10. Responses Respondents n=60 PercentageAwareness Yes 45 75% No 15 25%Source of Information Self Help Groups 48 80% Media 12 20%Usage of contraceptive methods Yes 58 96.6% No 2 3.4%Methods adopted (N=58) Permanent 81.2% 47 Temporary 18.8% 11
  11. 11. Recommendation: Proper care should be taken during the pregnancy, childbirth and contraception To solve the reproductive health problems arise in old age which will affect the general health conditions Health personnel, anganwadi workers and family attendants can play a very important role There is need to focus on educational programmes.
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