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3 JNE 2018, 6(6): 25-32 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Small-Group Teaching on Health Literacy in Pregnant Women with Nausea and Vomititng: A Clinical Trial
Zahra Kamali, Zahra Abedian , Ala Sabermohammad, Zahra Mohebi dehnavi
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran. , abedianz@mums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Health literacy includes a group of skills of reading, listening, analysis and ability of using these skills in the health situations. The women have been identified as the initial population for emphasis on increase of health literacy. This study was applied with the objective of "The effect of small-group teaching on health literacy in pregnant women with nausea and vomiting: a clinical trial".
Method: This clinical trial was conducted, on 59 Pregnant women with the nausea and vomiting who referred to obstetrics ward of health and treatment centers in Neishabour County. The women were selected randomly in two intervention and control groups. In the intervention group, intervention by researcher was performed on a 5 to 12 member group of women in 8 training sessions 30-45 minutes. The control group received routine care. The study instruments were questionnaires STOFHLA[1] and (modified-PUGE)[2]. Data analysis done with independent t test, Wilcoxon, chi-square and Mann-Whitney.
Results: Research units, were no statistically significant difference of personal data at the beginning of the study (p>0/05). After intervention in the intervention and control groups, the mean change score of health literacy had statistically significant difference (P<0.001). Before and after the intervention in the intervention group, score of health literacy had statistically significant difference (P<0.001).
Conclusion: Promoting health literacy using small group training is recommended in pregnant women with nausea and vomiting in  the Health care center.
[1] Short Test Of Functional Health Literacy in Adults
[2] pregnancy-unique quantification of emesis and nausea
Keywords: Training, Health Literacy, Nausea and Vomiting of pregnancy
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Type of Study: Quantitative-Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/02/22 | Accepted: 2018/02/3 | Published: 2018/02/3

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