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Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq

Yamama Zuhir Abdul Kareem, Jwan Mohammed Hassan.

Abstract
Objective: To assess knowledge about placenta previa among women of reproductive age in our community.
Methodology: This descriptive cross-sectional study was done in Department of obstetrics and gynecology, Mosul Teaching Hospitals. Data were collected by interviewing 208 women of reproductive age. A detailed questionnaire was used and consisted of demographic characteristics and knowledge of women toward signs and symptoms, risk factor, diagnosis and management of placenta previa.
Results: More than half of study sample (62.02%) had age between 15-26 years, most of them were housewives and had secondary education. There was statistically significant correlation between knowledge of women and socio-demographics, level education and women had history of placenta previa (p<0.05).
Conclusion: Women participants at Mosul city had poor knowledge level about placenta previa.

Key words: Knowledge, reproductive, placenta previa.


 
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Kareem YZA, Hassan JM. Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq. RMJ. 2022; 47(4): 944-947. doi:10.5455/rmj.118176.20220928080543


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Kareem YZA, Hassan JM. Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=118176 [Access: November 12, 2022]. doi:10.5455/rmj.118176.20220928080543


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Kareem YZA, Hassan JM. Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq. RMJ. 2022; 47(4): 944-947. doi:10.5455/rmj.118176.20220928080543



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Kareem YZA, Hassan JM. Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq. RMJ. (2022), [cited November 12, 2022]; 47(4): 944-947. doi:10.5455/rmj.118176.20220928080543



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Kareem, Y. Z. A. & Hassan, . J. M. (2022) Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq. RMJ, 47 (4), 944-947. doi:10.5455/rmj.118176.20220928080543



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Kareem, Yamama Zuhir Abdul, and Jwan Mohammed Hassan. 2022. Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (4), 944-947. doi:10.5455/rmj.118176.20220928080543



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Kareem, Yamama Zuhir Abdul, and Jwan Mohammed Hassan. "Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 944-947. doi:10.5455/rmj.118176.20220928080543



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Kareem, Yamama Zuhir Abdul, and Jwan Mohammed Hassan. "Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq." Rawal Medical Journal 47.4 (2022), 944-947. Print. doi:10.5455/rmj.118176.20220928080543



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Kareem, Y. Z. A. & Hassan, . J. M. (2022) Knowledge of reproductive age women regarding placenta previa in Mosul City, Iraq. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (4), 944-947. doi:10.5455/rmj.118176.20220928080543








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