A Study on Antenatal Education about the Normal Course of Labor in Last Trimester of Gestation Influencing the State - Anxiety of Primigravida

분만의 정상경과에 관한 산전교육이 초임부의 상태-불안에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구

  • 문영숙 (이화여자대학교 간호대학)
  • Published : 1980.06.01


The purpose of study carried out to determine the effects of antenatal education about the normal course of la-bor in last trimester (pregnancy 36 wks longer ) influencing the State- Anxiety of primigravida. And the relation-ship between primigravia’s general characteristics and State-Anxiety. This study was carried out between May 1. to October 20. 1979. The study sample consisted of 150 primigravidas who visited the out- patient of Department of obstetrics of Ewha Womans University Hospital. The method used for the collection of data were Antenatal Education Curriculum made by researcher and State-Anxiety Inventory. The questionnaire of State Anxiety Inventory is made up 20 items. The data was analysed by computer program. The followings are results. 1. There was shown State-Anxiety to to be alleviated by experimental group than control group. There was significant relation between experimental group and control group. (p< 0.01) 2. Within the experimental group, there was no significant relation to State-Anxiety by age and education level. (p > 0.05) 3. In the investigation sample, according to the primigravida's gestation, there was shown State-Anxiety to be increased by closing to the delivery ( p <0.01). There was no relation of State-Anxiety response by age, education level, religion and acceptance of pregnancy. (p >0.05).