PROJECT TOPIC: FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH ANEMIA IN PREGNANCY AMONG WOMEN WHO ATTEND ANTENATAL CLINIC AT FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE, ABAKALIKI EBONYI STATE



 ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study is to ascertain the factors that predispose the pregnant women who attend ante natal clams at federal medical centre, Abakaliki to anemia. I mostly wish to find out the effect of parity rage the prevalence of anemia the effect of marital status and gestational period on the prevalence of anemia. It is hoped that when thus study is completed, awareness must have been created for the prevention and treatment of anemia in pregnancy thereby reducing the incidence of maternal and child mortality. 

The instrument used to collect data for this study is the patient’s laboratory results and check list on the demographic data. A total of 65 women were selected out of the 260 that attended the clinic in one month at the federal medical centre a random sampling technique was used. The data collected were statistically analyzed using percentages, pie chats a bar charts. The study was divided into fine Chapters which include the introduction, review of related literature, methodology, results and discussions, and finally the summary, conclusion and recommendations.




FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH ANEMIA IN PREGNANCY AMONG WOMEN WHO ATTEND ANTENATAL CLINIC AT FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE, ABAKALIKI EBONYI STATE

A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO

 WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF NURSING IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT FOR THE AWARD OF FELLOWSHIP OF THE WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF NURSING

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title page-------------------------------------------------------------------- i
Approval page-------------------------------------------------------------- ii
Dedication-------------------------------------------------------------------iii
Acknowledgements-------------------------------------------------------   iv
Table of contents----------------------------------------------------------  v
List of tables---------------------------------------------------------------- vii
Abstract----------------------------------------------------------------------viii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION----------------------------------- 1
1.2       Significance of the Study-----------------------------------------  3
1.3       Objectives of the Study-------------------------------------------- 4
1.4       Research questions------------------------------------------------  4
1.5       Limitations of the Study------------------------------------------- 5
1.6       Definition of Terms------------------------------------------------ 5

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF LITERATURE
2.1       Anemia in Pregnancy---------------------------------------------- 7
2.2       Causes of Anemia------------------------------------------------    8
2.3       Prevention of Anaemia in Pregnancy------------------------      17
2.4       Health implications of anemia in Pregnancy----------------      18       

CHAPTER THREE:           METHODOLOGY
3.0       Research Design-------------------------------------------------     20
3.1       Research Setting-------------------------------------------------     20
3.3       Target Population------------------------------------------------     20
3.4       Sample size & sample technique--------------------------           20
3.5       Instrument and Method of Data Collection---------------          20
3.6       Method of Data Analysis--------------------------------------       21

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULT AND DISCUSSIONS
4.0       Summary and Findings-----------------------------------------      22

CHAPTER FIVE: CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.1       Conclusions---------------------------------------------------------- 27
5.2       Recommendations------------------------------------------------   27
            References---------------------------------------------------------- 29

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1:     The Prevalence of Anaemia among Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at FMC Abakaliki-------------------------22
TABLE 2:     The Prevalence of anaemia among Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at FMC Abakaliki---------------------------22
TABLE 3:     The prevalence of Anaemia among Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at FMC Abakaliki---------------------------23
TABLE 4:     The Prevalence of Anaemia among Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at FMC Abakaliki.-------------------------24


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