A Study to Assess the Factor Leading to Increase Rate of Cesarean Section among Pregnant Women at Selected Hospital in Haridwar Uttarakhand

International Journal of Nursing and Health Science
© 2023 by SSRG - IJNHS Journal
Volume 9 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2023
Authors : Shaheen, Pratibha, Sonam Rana, Aayushi Yadav
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Shaheen, Pratibha, Sonam Rana, Aayushi Yadav, "A Study to Assess the Factor Leading to Increase Rate of Cesarean Section among Pregnant Women at Selected Hospital in Haridwar Uttarakhand," SSRG International Journal of Nursing and Health Science, vol. 9,  no. 2, pp. 20-25, 2023. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/24547484/IJNHS-V9I2P102


A descriptive study was conducted to assess the factor leading to an increased cesarean section rate among pregnant women at selected hospitals in Haridwar Uttarakhand. A non-experimental research design was used to assess the knowledge regarding factors leading to an increased rate of cesarean sections among pregnant women. The sample size was 109 pregnant women or reproductive women at a selected hospitals in Haridwar. A purposive sampling technique was used for the selection of samples. The data was collected using a self-structured questionnaire. The result depicts that the factors associated with the increased number of cesarean sections among pregnant women in terms of mean ± SD score were 5.9±4.9. The result of the study also indicates that there is no influence of factors leading to an increased rate of cesarean section among pregnant women with their level of knowledge.


Cesarean section, Knowledge, Pregnant women.


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