Relation between home work and preterm labor

Mehran, N. and Abbaszadeh, F. and Bagheri, A. and Noroozi, M. (2012) Relation between home work and preterm labor. HAYAT, 18 (5 SUPP). pp. 46-54.

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Background & Aim: Preterm birth is the main cause of neonatal mortality and morbidity; so, prevention of preterm labor is a priority in health care. This study aimed to determine relationship between house works with preterm labor. Methods & Materials: In this case-control study, 150 term pregnant women (control group) and 150 preterm pregnant women (case group) delivered in Izadi hospital in Qom were selected in 2008-2009. The data were collected using the "physical activity in pregnancy" scale. Data were analyzed using the Chi-squared test, t-test, and logistic regression. The P-value less than 0.05 was considered as significant level and the adjusted OR was reported for all variables. We used the SPSS- 16 for analyzing the data. Results: According to the findings, there was no significant relationship between house work regarding duration and severity of activity in pregnancy with preterm labor. Conclusion: There was no relationship between house work in pregnancy and preterm labor. Further studies are recommended.

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Subjects: Midwifery
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery > Department of Midwifery
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Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2017 11:00
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2017 11:00

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