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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2022, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part D

A descriptive study to assess gender preferences and perceptions related to it among expecting mothers visiting antenatal OPD of government medical college and hospital, Chandigarh
Author(s): Dr. Parmees Kaur, Dr. Manjeet Kaur, Neha Kansal, Kanchan Sharma, Bhawani Mishra, Esha Dhanda, Chandan and Diksha Sharma
Abstract: A descriptive study to assess gender preferences and perceptions related to it among expecting mothers visiting antenatal OPD of GMCH-32 Chandigarh was conducted in full compliance with ethical committee of GMCH 32. The objective of study was to assess gender preferences and perceptions related to it among expecting mothers visiting antenatal OPD and to find association between gender preferences and perceptions related to it with selected socio demographic variables. In the present study total 62 samples participated. The study concluded that 80.6% of the total sample had no gender preference, 9.7% of them had female gender preference and equally same i.e., 9.7% had male gender preference. The findings of study revealed that 85.5% had negative perception regarding gender roles and only 14.5% of them had positive perception regarding gender roles. Significant relationship was obtained between sociodemographic variables i.e., expecting mothers with previous 2 female children, where husband and wife were decision maker for gender choice, those living in joint family and Son preference. Also, Significant relationship was obtained between sociodemographic variables i.e., expecting mothers with 1 or 2 female children, where husband and wife were decision maker for choice of gender, those from joint family and Positive perception related to gender roles.
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Dr. Parmees Kaur, Dr. Manjeet Kaur, Neha Kansal, Kanchan Sharma, Bhawani Mishra, Esha Dhanda, Chandan, Diksha Sharma. A descriptive study to assess gender preferences and perceptions related to it among expecting mothers visiting antenatal OPD of government medical college and hospital, Chandigarh. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2022;6(1):237-239. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2022.v6.i1d.1145
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology