The standard of knowledge for cesarean section in women who applied to family medicine: Two centered cross-sectional study
Aile hekimliğine başvuran kadınların sezaryen bilgi düzeyleri: İki merkezli kesitsel bir çalışma

Metin Canbal
2014 Dicle Medical Journal  
Objective: We aimed to examine, mothers' level of knowledge about complications of cesarean section and the factors that influence preference for cesarean section in this study Methods: The universe of the study consisted of the women who admitted to the family medicine outdoor clinics in two different regions of Turkey namely Doğansehir State Hospital, Malatya and Kadışehri Entegrated State Hospital, Yozgat. Two hundred and one women included in the study who recruited the family medicine
more » ... amily medicine outdoor clinic irrespective of their primary complaint. The data was analyzed by the SPSS program. Results: Statistically significant difference was observed in terms of caesarean section operation rates in high school graduates. 29% of all the participants in this study had caesarean section operation in their first delivery. Conclusion: Personal predilections appear to be an influencing factor in deciding the type of the delivery currently. It is assumed that knowledge may be converted into the behaviors by giving the evidence based information to our patients in consistence with their perceptions along with the shared decision model in a collaborative manner.
doi:10.5798/diclemedj.0921.2014.02.0424 fatcat:fksirh6gb5a4tf6sizk4kcbecm