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A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab

Manpreet Kaur, Mrs. Harpreet Kaur.

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The social evils, female feticide and infanticide can be eradicated only when people recognize the importance of women in their life. Preference for male baby reflects underlying socioeconomic and cultural patterns and prevailing inequity between genders in many societies in India. In this light, the present was conducted to assess the factors associated with gender preference among primigravida women attending antenatal outpatient department in selected hospital of district Mohali, Punjab. It was inferred that the comparison scores for girl preference, Mean ±SD score of 29 primigravida was (90.02±19.30), the maximum score was 100 whereas the minimum score was 0. For boy preference, Mean ±SD score of 17 primigravida was (76.75±26.67), the maximum score was 100 whereas the minimum score was 10. For primigravida with no gender preference, Mean ±SD score was (100±0.00), the maximum score was 100 whereas the minimum score was 100. The majority of the primigravida demands male child whereas some had no issues with the gender preference. Hence, it was revealed that that there was no association between the factors of gender preference with primigravida women with age, religion, residential area, educational status, occupation, income type of family and type of marriage.

Key words: primigravida women, gender preference.


 
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Manpreet Kaur , Mrs. Harpreet Kaur. A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab . EEO. 2022; 21(3): 260-267. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2022.03.17


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Manpreet Kaur , Mrs. Harpreet Kaur. A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab . https://ilkogretim-online.org/?mno=120409 [Access: October 12, 2022]. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2022.03.17


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Manpreet Kaur , Mrs. Harpreet Kaur. A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab . EEO. 2022; 21(3): 260-267. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2022.03.17



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Manpreet Kaur , Mrs. Harpreet Kaur. A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab . EEO. (2022), [cited October 12, 2022]; 21(3): 260-267. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2022.03.17



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Manpreet Kaur , Mrs. Harpreet Kaur (2022) A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab . EEO, 21 (3), 260-267. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2022.03.17



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Manpreet Kaur , Mrs. Harpreet Kaur. 2022. A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab . Elementary Education Online, 21 (3), 260-267. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2022.03.17



Chicago Style

Manpreet Kaur , Mrs. Harpreet Kaur. "A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab ." Elementary Education Online 21 (2022), 260-267. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2022.03.17



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Manpreet Kaur , Mrs. Harpreet Kaur. "A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab ." Elementary Education Online 21.3 (2022), 260-267. Print. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2022.03.17



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Manpreet Kaur , Mrs. Harpreet Kaur (2022) A Descriptive Study To Assess Gender Preference And Its Associated Factors Among Primigravida Women Attending Antenatal Outpatient Department In Selected Hospital Of District Mohali, Punjab . Elementary Education Online, 21 (3), 260-267. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2022.03.17








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