International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research
Vol. 5, Issue 5 (2020)

A study to assess the knowledge regarding antenatal exercise among antenatal mothers in selected hospital, karaikal


T Mageswari, G Raji

Objectives: To assess the knowledge regarding antenatal exercise among antenatal mothers in selected hospitals at karaikal. To find the association between the knowledge regarding antenatal exercise among antenatal mothers with their selected demographic variables. Methods: A total 60 antenatal mother were selected by using non-probability purposive sampling method. The tools for data collection used for this study is structed questionnaire to assess the knowledge regarding antenatal exercise and demographic variables. Result: This study result shows that 60 antenatal mothers, 27 (45%) mothers have below average regarding antenatal exercise, 33 (55%) mothers have above average regarding antenatal exercise and there is a significant association between the knowledge regarding antenatal exercise among antenatal mothers with their demographic variables such as age, occupation, type of family. There is no association with respected to other variables. Conclusion: The nursing administrator can encourage the nurse for conducting research in various aspects regarding importance of antenatal exercise and early identification of disorders among antenatal period.
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