A Study to Assess the Level of Awareness and Attitude Regarding Female Foeticide among Antenatal Women Attending Antenatal OPD Services at Selected Hospitals of Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh

Authors : Asha Rani Morla; B.S Ilayaraja; Dr. Uppu Praveen

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 7 - July

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8201809

Background: The twenty-first century creates a situation in which women are vulnerable in both the external and internal environments (Mother Womb) around the world. India is the fourth-most dangerous country in the world for women due to the prevalence of human trafficking, infanticide, and female foeticide. Objectives: 1. Determine the level of awareness of female foeticide among pregnant women. 2.To determine pregnant women's attitudes towards female foeticide. Materials and Methods: A descriptive A cross-sectional investigation was conducted on 150 people pregnant women visiting the antenatal OPD at Teerthanker Mahaveer Hospital and Research Center in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. Female feticide awareness questionnaire’s and attitude scale questionnaire’s administered to determine the level of awareness and attitude towards female feticide among pregnant women.Conclusion: We can raise awareness and change antenatal women's attitudes towards female feticide through awareness programmes and campaigns.

Keywords : Knowledge, Attitude, Female Foeticide, Antenatal Women.


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