Receiving Information On Preconception Health

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Research Question 4 How and when do they want to receive information on preconception health? The results (see Table 9) demonstrated that when asked about at what time respondents would prefer to receive information related to preconception health and care. 52.6% chose to receive related information when they/their spouses become pregnant (n = 40); only 30.3% were aware of seeking information before pregnancy (n = 23); and another 6.6% of respondents were willing to receive annual communication and advice about preconception health (n = 5). About the preferred platform for carrying out preconception health communication, 77.6% of participants chose doctor as their favorite source of information (n = 59);…show more content…
Traditional media still stayed in the last position (Mean = 1.79, SD = 0.75). In light of the role of health professionals in distributing information related to preconception health and risk assessment, respondents were asked about with whom they had talked about preconception health-related risk factors. The data showed that less than 20% of participants had such conversations with professional health care providers (n = 15); 15.8% of respondents talked with friends (n = 12); 14.5% talked with spouses (n = 11); and 38.2% of them had never talked about it (n = 29). Chapter 5: Discussion This chapter summarizes the research questions and study findings concerning Chinese immigrants’ knowledge and attitudes of preconception health and care. Also, implications for preconception health communication are discussed. Chinese Immigrant’s Knowledge Level of Preconception Health Before starting to determine the knowledge level, respondents’ fertility related behaviors and attitude are worth to understanding. The background information collected in the present study showed that only 3.9% (n = 3) of respondents do not plan to have a baby in the future; however, 44.4% (n = 24) of the respondents who currently have children in the family expressed their expectations of having more babies. In another words, respondents tend to increase
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