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Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center

Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein.

Abstract
It was used for descriptive study assessment of awareness of folic acid use among pregnant women in primary health care center. the sample exclusion the single women and consisted of 40 pregnant women from 4 primary health centers (includes (40) women use folic acid during pregnancy in primary health care center seeking for treatment PHC. included PHC of Al-Sader, PHC of Martyr Ali Al-Kaabi, PHC of Martyr Kazem Abdul Nabi and the model health center of Al-Russafa 3 in The city of Baghdad, during the period from January 2019 to the end of March 2019. The questionnaire consisted of three parts: the first, socio-demographic. characteristics consisted: age mother, monthly income, level of education, occupation and second part, concerning previous reproductive history variables for women, it consisted of gravida, parity, number of abortions, age at marriage, stillbirth, birth defects dead & alive, arrangement present pregnancy, while part three include pregnant women's awareness of folic acid. The The study data was analyzed by using the (Microsoft Excel) 2016 version, during a statistical approach that comprise frequency and percentage The study results show that the level of awareness for benefits of using folic acid the highest percentage (65.0%) of study sample was (yes). Also, the highest percentage (67.5%) of study sample use folic acid in the first 3 months. the level of education was the highest percentage (30.0%) of study sample was primary school graduate. The highest percentage (32.5%) of study sample was at age group (20-26) years and low educational level(Primary school graduate), housewives with enough somewhat income. As a result of this study it was determined that most of the women shared in the study were with multigravida (3-4), most of them graduated from primary school and they have a low awareness about folic acid. The study recommends encouraging The health care provider should set up health programs and raise community awareness about the properties of folic acid and early medical examination that would maintain healthy pregnancy.

Key words: Assessment, Awareness, Folic Acid, Pregnant, Primary Health Care Center


 
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Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein. Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center. SRP. 2021; 12(3): 291-295. doi:10.31838/srp.2021.3.45


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Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein. Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center. http://www.sysrevpharm.org/?mno=54305 [Access: March 05, 2021]. doi:10.31838/srp.2021.3.45


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Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein. Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center. SRP. 2021; 12(3): 291-295. doi:10.31838/srp.2021.3.45



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Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein. Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center. SRP. (2021), [cited March 05, 2021]; 12(3): 291-295. doi:10.31838/srp.2021.3.45



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Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein (2021) Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center. SRP, 12 (3), 291-295. doi:10.31838/srp.2021.3.45



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Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein. 2021. Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center. Systematic Reviews in Pharmacy, 12 (3), 291-295. doi:10.31838/srp.2021.3.45



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Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein. "Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center." Systematic Reviews in Pharmacy 12 (2021), 291-295. doi:10.31838/srp.2021.3.45



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Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein. "Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center." Systematic Reviews in Pharmacy 12.3 (2021), 291-295. Print. doi:10.31838/srp.2021.3.45



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Sajidah S. Oleiwi, Haqi I. Mansoor, Zaki Sabah Musiub,. Anwar S. Hussein (2021) Assessment Of Awareness Of Folic Acid Use Among Pregnant Women In Primary Health Care Center. Systematic Reviews in Pharmacy, 12 (3), 291-295. doi:10.31838/srp.2021.3.45





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