Knowledge and Attitude Towards having Caesarean section Delivery among Eritrean Community in Kampala, Lubaga Division.
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the knowledge and attitude towards having Caesarean Section delivery among the Eritrean community leaving in Kampala, Lubaga division. The specific objectives of the study were: i) To establish the proportion of women who deliver by CS among Eritrean community in Kampala, Lubaga division, ii) To assess the level of knowledge regarding Caesarean Section delivery among Eritrean community in Kampala, Lubaga division and iii) To assess the attitude towards Caesarean Section delivery among Eritrean community in Kampala, Lubaga division. A cross sectional descriptive study design was carried out in Lubaga division on both men and women aged 18-50. Primary data was collected using researchers administered questionnaires, a total of 80 respondents were sampled using convenience sampling technique. For uni-variate analysis, data was run using frequencies and percentages, and the results presented in form of pie chart and tables. The results indicated that 35 (43.8%) women and wife’s of the men respondents had CS in their last delivery, almost eight in every ten of the respondents strongly disagreed that CS would be the preferred method of delivery although they had a good knowledge on the indications and recovery of CS. Based on these findings, the study recommends that health care workers should give a complete information on CS during the ANC and pregnancy so this will allow couples to make informed decision about the health of the mother during pregnancy and delivery through CS. And health xv workers should allow and encourage women to have a normal deliveries and whenever indicated it should be done quickly to save both lives
- Bachelors in Nursing