Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 7

Satisfaction of Pregnant Mothers towards Antenatal Care Services and Associated Factors in Wolkite University Specialized Hospital

Girma Teferi Mengistu1*, Wubishet Tesfaye Tafese1, Eskedar Demissie Beketie1 and Bizunesh Kefale Mengistu2

1Department of Nursing, College of Medicine and Health Science, Wolkite University, Ethiopia
2Department of Statistics, College of Natural and Computational Science, Ambo University, Ethiopia

*Corresponding Author: Girma Teferi Mengistu, Department of Nursing, College of Medicine and Health Science, Wolkite University, Ethiopia.

Received: February 20, 2023; Published: June 05, 2023


Background: Antenatal care is holistic care given to pregnant mothers during their pregnancy and is an essential component of reproductive health care. Maternal satisfaction is the most frequently reported outcome measure for quality of care. Every year, thousands of women die from pregnancy-related complications worldwide. The Sub-Saharan African countries, of which Ethiopia is a part, accounted for over 86% of global maternal deaths.

Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted from 01 June to 15 July 2021. The study was conducted at Wolkite University Specialized Hospital. The data were collected using a semi-structured interviewer-administered questionnaire. The data was entered into a computer using the software; epidata3.1 version and then exported to SPSS version 23 for analysis. Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression was done, and an association was declared at p-value < 0.05, 95%CI.

Result: The overall satisfaction of pregnant mothers towards the ANC service was 50.68%. Variables associated with the mothers' satisfaction were educational status, 27.5% [AOR = 0.275, 95%CI (0.104, 0.727)], service duration, 2.023 [AOR= 2.023, 95%CI (1.011, 4.048)], and waiting time at card room 2.192 [AOR = 2.192, 95%CI (1.024, 4.692)].

Conclusion: The satisfaction of mothers towards antenatal care service is low. It was determined by educational status, service duration, and waiting time at the card room. Health professionals and concerned bodies should work on the quality of antenatal service.

Keywords: Antenatal Care; Satisfaction; Pregnant Mothers; Wolkite University; Ethiopia


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Citation: Girma Teferi Mengistu., et al. “Satisfaction of Pregnant Mothers towards Antenatal Care Services and Associated Factors in Wolkite University Specialized Hospital". Acta Scientific Women's Health 5.7 (2023): 10-17.


Copyright: © 2023 Girma Teferi Mengistu., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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