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Effectiveness of an Educational Program Based on Health Belief Model Regarding Safe Childbirth on Selected Delivery Mode Among Pregnant Women
N. Bahri 1 , R. Rahmani 1 , M. Moshki 2 , E. Banafshe 1 , M. Amiridelui 3
1- Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Social Development & Health Promotion Research Center, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran
2- Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Health; Social Development & Health Promotion Research Center, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran
3- Department of Community and Mental Health, Faculty of Nursing, Social Development & Health Promotion Research Center, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran , m_amiridelui@yahoo.com
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Aims: This study aimed to assess the effect of educational program based on health belief model regarding safe childbirth on selected delivery mode among pregnant women.

Material and methods: In this field trial 100 pregnant women had participated who were selected by cluster sampling method from several community health centers in Gonabad city. The subjects randomly allocated to one of intervention or control group. Intervention group received an educational program regarding safe childbirth based on health belief model. Control group received routine educations provided in community health centers. All subjects fulfilled the health belief, self-efficacy questionnaires and detected the mode of delivery before and one month after intervention. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 16 considering p<0.5 as statistically significant.

Findings: Results showed that the mean and SD of age and gestational age of subjects were 27.38 ± 3.32 and 24.26± 4.35, respectively. One month after intervention two group were statically difference in term of Knowledge about modes of delivery (p<0.0001), perceived self-efficacy (p=0.047), perceived sensivity (p=0.001), perceived severity (p<0.0001), and perceived benefits (p=0.010). There was no difference between two groups in perceived barriers (p=0.404). Vaginal delivery were chosen more in intervention group (p=0.003).

Conclusion: The educational programs based on health belief model improve the selection of vaginal delivery mode among pregnant women. We recommended using of health belief model for educational program in pregnant women.

Keywords: pregnancy (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68011247), Health education (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68006266), delivery (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68036861), cesarean section (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68002585)
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Received: 2018/03/27 | Accepted: 2018/06/2 | Published: 2018/09/22
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Bahri N, Rahmani R, Moshki M, Banafshe E, Amiridelui M. Effectiveness of an Educational Program Based on Health Belief Model Regarding Safe Childbirth on Selected Delivery Mode Among Pregnant Women. Horizon Med Sci . 2018; 24 (4) :255-262
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