ASSESSMENT OF THE FACTORS AFFECTING THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING


  • Department: Community health
  • Project ID: COH0009
  • Access Fee: ₦5,000
  • Pages: 73 Pages
  • Chapters: 5 Chapters
  • Methodology: Simple Percentage
  • Reference: YES
  • Format: Microsoft Word
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ABSTRACT

 

 

A total of 450 questionnaires were administered among the Pregnant Women attending Antenatal Care at General Hospital Jibia to determine and assess the factors which affect the nutritional status of the Pregnant Women in Jibia metropolis. The results obtained shows that 65% of the respondents were within 26-35 age group, 70% of the respondents got information about factors which affects nutritional value of food through health facilities and 62% of the respondents takes one class of food (protein) regularly, also 91% of the respondents consume multiple number of square meal per day, where as 48% of the respondents obtained primary school certificate as their level of education. The result also indicates 42% of the respondents regard inadequacy of nutritious food supply as the major factor affecting their nutritional value. The pregnant women therefore, merits high priority for the supply of nutritious food to obtained balanced diet and also provision of health programmes from the concerned authorities for their better nutrition.

 

  • Department: Community health
  • Project ID: COH0009
  • Access Fee: ₦5,000
  • Pages: 73 Pages
  • Chapters: 5 Chapters
  • Methodology: Simple Percentage
  • Reference: YES
  • Format: Microsoft Word
  • Views: 163
Get this Project Materials
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