Determining the level of superstition belief in pregnancy

Authors

  • Metin Yıldız Department of Nursing, Sakarya University, Sakary, Turkey
  • Ela Varol Department of Nursing, Agri Ibrahim Cecen University School of Health, Agrı, Turkey
  • Ahsen Demirhan Department of Nursing, Sakarya University, Sakary, Turkey
  • Mehmet Salih Yıldırım Vocational School of Health Services, Agri Ibrahim Cecen University School of Health, Agrı, Turkey
  • Ebru Solmaz Department of Midwifery, Agri Ibrahim Cecen University, Agrı, Turkey

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46328/aejog.v5i1.125

Keywords:

Pregnancy, Superstition, Pregnant.

Abstract

Objective: This study was conducted to evaluate the superstitions of pregnant women.

Method: This descriptive and correlational study was conducted with 278 pregnant women living in Agri between October 2021 and August 2022.

Results: It was determined that the total mean score of the pregnant women on the Superstitious Belief Scale  was 36.16±13.75. A statistically significant difference was found between the educational status, monthly income, perception of pregnancy and superstition levels of the pregnant women [p<0.05].

Conclusion: It was found that the total Superstitious Belief Scale scores of the pregnant women were moderate and unplanned pregnancy, income and education level affected the superstition score means.

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Published

2023-06-18

How to Cite

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Yıldız M, Varol E, Demirhan A, Yıldırım MS, Solmaz E. Determining the level of superstition belief in pregnancy. Aegean J Obstet Gynecol [Internet]. 2023 Jun. 18 [cited 2024 May 28];5(1):1-4. Available from: https://aejog.com/index.php/aejog/article/view/125