International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 150

Full Length Research Paper

Knowledge of obstetric danger signs and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care at selected health facilities in Illu Ababor zone, Oromia National Regional State, south-west Ethiopia

Dereje Tsegaye
  • Dereje Tsegaye
  • Department of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Mettu University, Mettu, Ethiopia.
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Muluneh Shuremu
  • Muluneh Shuremu
  • Department of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Mettu University, Mettu, Ethiopia.
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Kebebe Bidira
  • Kebebe Bidira
  • Department of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Mettu University, Mettu, Ethiopia.
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Benti Negero
  • Benti Negero
  • Department of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Mettu University, Mettu, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 05 August 2016
  •  Accepted: 07 October 2016
  •  Published: 31 March 2017

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