International Journal of Social Research and Development

International Journal of Social Research and Development


International Journal of Social Research and Development
International Journal of Social Research and Development
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2
A study on anxiety among pregnant women

Sreelakshmi Sunil, Justin Joseph, Mathew Kanamala, Lijo Joseph, Manu Kurian, Amala Thomas

The major objective of the study was to evaluate the anxiety among pregnant women living in rural and urban area of Idukki district of Kerala. This study was conducted on pregnant women (104) from the above mentioned district with the age between 18 to40. The descriptive research design was used by the researcher. The main tools for data collection is demographic data sheet and Anxiety Scale for Pregnancy (ASP).Convenient sampling was used to select sample. The statistical procedures used by the researcher was mean and standard deviation‘t’ test and ANOVA correlation. The study revealed that the home makers have more anxiety than others. Anxiety among pregnant women is more or less similar on the basis of residence, type of family, order of pregnancy and other demographic details. The study also revealed that anxiety and age are negatively related, as age increases anxiety decreases.
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Sreelakshmi Sunil, Justin Joseph, Mathew Kanamala, Lijo Joseph, Manu Kurian, Amala Thomas. A study on anxiety among pregnant women. International Journal of Social Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2020, Pages 29-31
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