Open Access and Peer-reviewed
Home Journal Issues Guide for Authors Editorial Board Aims & Scope About Journal News & Announcements


Original Research 
RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 737-740


Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.

Muhmooda Abdul Razzaque, Sabir Hussain Hussain, Rukhsana Haroon Muhammad Haroon, Abdul Wahid Abdul Wahid, Abdul Razzaque.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the level of maternal satisfaction (MS) with Antenatal care (ANC) and its related factors in Karachi, Pakistan.
Methodology: This cross-sectional survey was conducted at two public sectors hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan from May to July 2021. A purposive sampling technique was used to enroll 230 mothers. Mothers, who had given birth to their children in the last two years and belonged to the age group of between 15-35 years were part of the study. Mothers who were not using ANC were left out of the study. Data were collected through a modified questionnaire and analyzed by SPSS 20.
Results: Out of 230 mothers, 126 (55%) were satisfied and 104 (45%) were dissatisfied with ANC. MS involved the behavior of health care providers (HcPs) in 20 (15.9%) women, appointment time and place in 23 (18.2%), and easy access in 28 (22.2%). Maternal dissatisfaction was due to available facilities in 20 (19.2%) women, holistic care approach in 19 (18.3%), and spared quality of time in 18(17.3%). Factors, such as HcPs and waiting time at ANC, age, educational status, and the number of kids were significantly associated with level of MS to ANC (p<0.05).
Conclusion: A majority of mothers was satisfied with ANC. Factors like behavior of HcPs, appointment time, place at ANC clinic, age, educational status, and number of kids were significantly associated with level of MS to ANC.

Key words: Antenatal care, satisfaction level, and Factors.


 
ARTICLE TOOLS
Abstract
PDF Fulltext
How to cite this articleHow to cite this article
Citation Tools
Related Records
 Articles by Muhmooda Abdul Razzaque
Articles by Sabir Hussain Hussain
Articles by Rukhsana Haroon Muhammad Haroon
Articles by Abdul Wahid Abdul Wahid
Articles by Abdul Razzaque
on Google
on Google Scholar


How to Cite this Article
Pubmed Style

Razzaque MA, Hussain SH, Haroon RHM, Wahid AWA, Razzaque A. Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 737-740.


Web Style

Razzaque MA, Hussain SH, Haroon RHM, Wahid AWA, Razzaque A. Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=120056 [Access: September 02, 2022].


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Razzaque MA, Hussain SH, Haroon RHM, Wahid AWA, Razzaque A. Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 737-740.



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Razzaque MA, Hussain SH, Haroon RHM, Wahid AWA, Razzaque A. Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.. RMJ. (2022), [cited September 02, 2022]; 47(3): 737-740.



Harvard Style

Razzaque, M. A., Hussain, . S. H., Haroon, . R. H. M., Wahid, . A. W. A. & Razzaque, . A. (2022) Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.. RMJ, 47 (3), 737-740.



Turabian Style

Razzaque, Muhmooda Abdul, Sabir Hussain Hussain, Rukhsana Haroon Muhammad Haroon, Abdul Wahid Abdul Wahid, and Abdul Razzaque. 2022. Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 737-740.



Chicago Style

Razzaque, Muhmooda Abdul, Sabir Hussain Hussain, Rukhsana Haroon Muhammad Haroon, Abdul Wahid Abdul Wahid, and Abdul Razzaque. "Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 737-740.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Razzaque, Muhmooda Abdul, Sabir Hussain Hussain, Rukhsana Haroon Muhammad Haroon, Abdul Wahid Abdul Wahid, and Abdul Razzaque. "Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.." Rawal Medical Journal 47.3 (2022), 737-740. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Razzaque, M. A., Hussain, . S. H., Haroon, . R. H. M., Wahid, . A. W. A. & Razzaque, . A. (2022) Level of maternal satisfaction with antenatal care and its associated factors in Karachi, Pakistan.. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 737-740.








AUTHOR LOGIN

REVIEWER LOGIN

Indexed
&
Abstracted


Indexed in WHO Index Medicus IMEMR, Emromedex, Pakmedinet, ExtraMED,  Scopus, Web of Science and Tehqeeqat

                     Approved by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan 


ABOUT JOURNAL
POLICIES
STATEMENTS

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access.

The articles in Rawal Medical Journal are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.