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); 14.5% of them like to be communicated on new media most, such as the Internet and mobile phone (n = 11); and 7.9% of the first choices were family members and friends (n = 6). Additionally, no one preferred traditional media (e.g. television, magazine, newspaper, and radio) as the main source of health information while 40.8% of respondents indicated traditional media were their last choice (n = 31). To formally compare respondent’s preference among these four sources of information, choices were converted into scores: 1st choice = 4, 2nd choice = 3, 3rd choice = 2, 4th choice = 1. A higher score refers to a more positive attitude towards the source. As a result, health professionals was rated as the most popular source of information…
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