Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Nurye Sirage

Department of Midwifery, College of Medicene and Health Sciences, Bule Hora University, Bule Hora, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Prevalence of Unplanned Pregnancy and Associated Factors among Mothers Attending Antenatal Care at Shashemane District Public Hospital, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: A Cross- Sectional Study
    Author(s): Nurye Sirage*

    Introduction: Unplanned pregnancy is an important public health problem both in developing and developed world, because of its association with adverse social and health outcome for mothers, children and family as whole. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and associated factors of unplanned pregnancy among antenatal care attendants in Shashemane public hospitals, west Arsi zone in Oromia region. Methods: Institution-based cross sectional study design was employed on 380 pregnant women who came for antenatal care visit in Shashemane referral hospital and Melkaoda hospital from Mar 25- April 22/2019 G.C. The study participants were selected using systematic random sampling method and semi structured questionnaire was used to collect the data. The collected data were entered into Epi-data version 3.1 and exported.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0420.21.10.531

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