Knowledge of pregnant women about birth defects

@inproceedings{Bello2013KnowledgeOP,
  title={Knowledge of pregnant women about birth defects},
  author={Ajediran I. Bello and Augustine Appah Acquah and Jonathan Quartey and Anna Hughton},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundOccurrence of birth defects (BD) remains an important public health issue. Inadequate knowledge about the defects among prospective mothers could result in delayed interventions. The study determined the knowledge of BD among pregnant women in relation to their socio-demographic profile.MethodFour hundred and forty-three (443) pregnant women gave their consent to participate in this study. A researcher-administered questionnaire was used to obtain information on socio-demographic… CONTINUE READING
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