Assessment Of KAP On ANC Service and Preference Place of Delivery Among Women in Hargaisa

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Journal Title: Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research & Review
Author(s): Khalid Omar
Published On: 14/09/2022
Volume: 3
Issue: 5
First Page: 31
Last Page: 63
ISSN: 2582-8088
Publisher: The Law Brigade Publisher

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Khalid Omar, Assessment Of KAP On ANC Service and Preference Place of Delivery Among Women in Hargaisa, Volume 3 Issue 5, Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research & Review, 31-63, Published on 14/09/2022, Available at


Assessment of KAP on ANC service and preference place of delivery among pregnant mothers is crucial to detect early signs of/or risk factors that affect ANC follow-up and finally to reduce morbidity and mortality of newborns and pregnant women these services are highly influenced by social, cultural and economic status in which a community and also affected by health provision system which is not addressed to pregnant women demand like a planned place of delivery.

Most of the women of the developing country are not educated about danger signs that cause maternal death and other factors are responsible for low KAP on ANC and preference place of delivery, especially in Somaliland

The objective of this study is to address KAP on ANC and reasons for preference of site of delivery among pregnant women.

Community-based descriptive cross-sectional study design on the questionnaire  in Hargaisa on a convenience sample of 111 respondents Data was collected using a questionnaire in April 2022 upto August 2022  the study results can be concluded that the pregnant women attending ANC have significant knowledge about antenatal care, positive knowledge and poor practice of ANC

Keywords: Antenatal care, knowledge, attitude, Practice, Delivery

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