Reasons of using Herbal Medicines by Pregnant Women Referred to Tabriz Health Centers in 2013

Azari, Sahar and Naghizadeh, Somayeh and hemmatzadeh, Shahla and Abbasnezhad, Omolbanin (2015) Reasons of using Herbal Medicines by Pregnant Women Referred to Tabriz Health Centers in 2013. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 18 (150). pp. 1-7.

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Abstract

Introduction: According to the statement of World Health Organization, about 70–80 of people use of herbal medicine in their primary care. This study was performed with aim to determine the frequency and type of herbal medicine used pregnant women referred to health centers of Tabriz. Methods: This cross-sectional and descriptive studywas performed on 318 pregnant women referred to health centers of Tabriz for performing pregnancy care at the second half of 2013. A researcher-made questionnaire was used for data collection. Data was analyzed with statistical software (version 21) and descriptive statistics and Chi-square test. PResults: The results indicated that 100 pregnant women (31.4) had used herbal plants during pregnancy. The most common reason (36) for using herbal medicines during pregnancy was cold. Conclusions: The majority of studied pregnant women used of herbal plants and the most common reason for using herbal medicines during pregnancy was cold.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 14:25
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 14:25
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3311

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