Volume 14, Number 4 (12-2012)                   yafte 2012, 14(4): 59-69 | Back to browse issues page


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Karami K, Bakhtiar K, Hasanvand B, Safary S, Hasanvand S. A comparison of life quality and public health after natural and cesarean delivery in women referred to khorramabad health centers in 2009-2011 . yafte. 2012; 14 (4) :59-69
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Background : The aim of this study is to compare the quality of life and public health after natural and cesarean delivery in women referred to Khorramabad health centers in 2009-2011. Materials and Methods: In this cohort study all pregnant women referred to health centers in Khorramabad were studied. 380 persons participated in the study selected using purposive sampling method. Data collection was done in 18 months. The information was collected in steps (a): the last month of pregnancy and (b):eight weeks after delivery.GHQ questionnaire was used in order for primary assessing, its validity confirmed by the World Health Organization. Data were analyzed using logistic regression, chi square test, Mann-Whitney at 5% significance level with SPSS software, version 16. Results: 250 subjects out of 380(146 natural deliveries and 104 cesarians) filled out interview forms and questionnaires. The results show that there are statistically significant differences between physical domain scores (P = 0.001) and mental scores (P = 0.02)which show significant differences in quality of life and in environment and social areas and total, no statistically significant difference was observed. Chance of causing disease symptoms in women with cesarean delivery in the scale of physical complaints was 09.3 times (P = 0.001), depression 75.1 times (P = 0.02) and impaired social interaction 68.1 times (P = 0.04) greater than women with vaginal delivery, all of which are significant at the 5% level of statistical error. Conclusion:Quality of life in its various aspects and general health in mothers with normal delivery, better grades and better shows.
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Received: 2012/12/4

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